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Mainspring and Fall
A unplanned collaboration via email: MICHAEL, are you grieving Over Apple Watch not shipping? This bright thing of man you With your old heart care for, can you? Ah, as the year grows older That lack will make you smolder By … Continue reading
The windows shiver, palm fronds rattle, A hot wind blows from a graveyard somewhere. Ana returns, her saintly eyes burning, Bearing a nervous and dusty despair.
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I have a big problem: It’s that I’m a Jew— A Jew that loves bacon And sausages too! And butterfly shrimp, And scallops in butter, And a bacon cheeseburger Makes my heart go aflutter! I’m my rabbi’s despair, And my … Continue reading
I think I’m in love. Of course, it could just be gas. Or it could be both.
A short pantoum inspired by the opening line of “Gravity’s Rainbow”
A screaming comes across the sky. A sound we haven’t heard before: A distant wailing thin and high, It drops into a dreadful roar. A sound we haven’t heard before, To freeze the blood within our veins It drops into a dreadful roar: The cries of … Continue reading
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