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~fly away home~

~fly away home~ ~there are trees on fire~ ~in the dying forest~ ~flames become~ ~their fate~ ~ashes & tomb~ ~birds’ wings ablaze~ ~in the smoking tower~ ~afternoon~ ~a sparrow sings her death song~ ~as she frets about her nest~ ~pushes … Continue reading

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~Nevada Bill/Eating Bugs~

When I was in my late teens/early twenties, I would eat the occasional moth, grasshopper, ant, etc. to entertain my young children and their neighborhood friends. I also swallowed other things, goldfish and guppies to name a couple, to amuse … Continue reading

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~George’s Hands~

~Larimer Street in Denver~ ~it’s the place to be for the in-crowd~ ~sports junkies, girls on the make~ ~the haves pushed the don’t haves out years ago~ ~it used to be skid-row~ ~I liked it better then~ ~spilled some blood … Continue reading

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~gathering descent~

~here one minute~ ~gone the next~ ~my youngest son creates clone videos~ ~snaps characters in with his fingers~ ~amazing to watch his work on you tube~ ~zoodious he calls himself~ ~I have seen many people snap out~ ~very few snap … Continue reading

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~familiar rain~

~this is the end~ ~beautiful friend ~the end~ ~this is the end~ ~my only friend~ ~the end~ ~of our elab’rate plans~ ~the end~ ~of ev’rything that stands ~the end~ ~no safety or surprise~ ~the end~ ~I’ll never look into your … Continue reading

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~II. Uncles & Ants~

~Quodlibet~ ~The Hundred Bites~ ~II~ ~Uncle Max was a quiet man~a family man~ ~came to visit me when I was a hog farmer in Wyoming~ ~spoke with him about my daughter going to college in Colorado~ ~word had it a … Continue reading

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~Momma’s Rain~ (excerpt – chapter four)

Excerpt from “Momma’s Rain,” a novel by Tom (WordWulf) Sterner Staying with grandparents, nine-year-old Timmy defies grandmother’s orders. He receives a scolding & her hand on his back side. He turns his back on her, just walks away. ~a man … Continue reading

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