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~Above and Beyond~

~We read about and are preached to about acceptable losses, reasonable expectations, necessary prevention, raids and incursions, looking at the big picture.  These and many other clichés are used regularly to justify the bombing of cities, the slaughter of innocents.  … Continue reading

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~eyes o’ wonder/line of sight~

~these eyes have watched~ ~the spring grass blowing~ ~they have tossed~ ~& turned the clouds of afternoon~ ~into images of~ ~summer on the way~ ~we are passing~ ~we are going~ ~& the zephyr it is blowing~ ~it is gentle~ ~in … Continue reading

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~for madmen only~

~woke up in the morning~ ~got up off my back~ ~hungry for that woman~ ~woman wearing black~ ~her labyrinth of chaos~ ~dark suffering & pain~ ~freedom is death experience~ ~magick blood & rain~ ~for madmen only ~ninety & nine~ ~ah … Continue reading

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{Christmas story excerpt from the novel, Momma’s Rain}

~lo he has no wings~ ~they whisper in the dark~ ~ghosts & flying things~ ~the arrow finds its mark~ ~children & dark angels~ Winter 1960 – 1961 Denver, Colorado The cold November wind blew through the holes in my jeans … Continue reading

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~Cinder~(the story of a dog)

~chapter one~ She was third born in a litter of five pups that warm May morning in Northern California. She was big-boned just like her father, Jett. Jett’s mistress, Mary, loved him dearly. She often looked out the back door … Continue reading

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~fish stank~

~he wears dentures~ ~his feet hurt~ ~refuses invasive surgery~ ~to replace his parts~ ~ghost clouds in his eyes~ ~pequot~ ~the dog is rascally~ ~out of sorts~ ~makes him wish~ ~he had two bullets~ ~tossed overboard~ ~fish dreams~ ~pitch a bitch~ … Continue reading

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~Birds I View~

~singing in the loft~ ~balcony~ ~feathers dripping dew~ ~& doo on you~ ~wings fluttering~ ~talons grasping~ ~a circling retreat~ ~dive of vengeance~ ~masters of survival~ ~reptilian spore~ ~lizard wings wizard~ ~tongue in beak cawing~ ~dripping aeon~ ~a limbing gasp~ ~egg … Continue reading

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