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Poem – Dog tired

I love my dog’s snore The gentle buzzing sweet and steady A soft song of peace A muted trumpet blown from A distant dream And maybe I’m there with her Rolling in some divine grass  And she’s telling me how … Continue reading

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Story #55 – Koan

“It feels like a dream, doesn’t it? She stared off into the clouds but I knew she wasn’t talking about the clouds. Still I wasn’t sure what to say. I looked at the green river flowing far below our dangling … Continue reading

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Story #53 – The Meteorite

“No more Vacancies!” Jeremiah said without looking up when he heard the bell over the office door jingle dingle. “And I’m closing up for the night.” “But we have a reservation,” came a timid girlish voice. “We made it a … Continue reading

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Story #35 never happened

There were a couple false starts, my eyes bleary near midnight, my girlfriend and dog competing in the snoralympics and taking up most of the bed. I dug into my past and present and the memories sifted through my fingers … Continue reading

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Story #29 – Vieques part 1

When I got off the ferry on Puerto Rico’s little island of Vieques, the sun had gone down. The dark was as dense as the milling crowd I pressed through in search of my Brooklyn friends. They had been here … Continue reading

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Story #13 – you’re asleep too.

I was on the subway on my way home from work when it happened. It seemed like any other day at first. The train started out uncomfortably crowded, too many strangers pressing into intimate places on my body, too much … Continue reading

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Story #9 – Treehouse Heart

I am the king of this treehouse heart. It is a great fortress built of salvaged planks and plywood, rusty nails and scraps of rope, knee scrapes and bruises, bumps on the head and falls from negligible heights. The man … Continue reading

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There is a Dark Hallway

There is a dark hallway It swallows every sound All the tiny words tossed Like keys into a blanket Like coins into mud Like wishes to the sky And in our dreams we stare Into its vaulted expanse Prying the locks … Continue reading

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Dream #4

Giant obsidian waves cleave against each other Shining like the coffins of magicians A mesmerizing undulation. White knuckles of foam smash and join the frothing sprawl. The waves crash in through the open windows of this apartment, Rushing over the … Continue reading

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