Monthly Archives: July 2011

East Village

I was waiting for you to call or keeping the flies from crawling through the crack between the screen and the window. It’s always something trying to get in. I don’t know what I believe anymore but God is a … Continue reading

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For Brandy: When he does not respond

His head is a ship in a bottle at sea Do not expect a letter back the pieces are small stacked into each other’s shadows The wound will not heal over It isn’t about the dress I wasn’t wearing but I … Continue reading

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At Once

Feels like Mexico like California feels like the sun swallowed up by low tide and the dragons roar the Cathedral does not budge the trees whisper around it feels like double cream on tea cakes sand deciduous trees salt water … Continue reading

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Inspired Word

July 21, 2011   There will be music and poetry, dancing and twirling. I can’t wait to see you there. I can’t wait to see who’s there.

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sorted

I have almost forgotten about the canyons. The sloping forever pink the hot broken through by sky. I can barely remember the woman sitting on her fold up chair with her metal push cart yelling TAMALE!  TAMALE! While I climbed … Continue reading

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Movement

Would that I could I cannot they take polaroids on the camera chained to the bench and angels gather around me; I swat at them because I am trying to write and there are always miracles interfering with what I’ve … Continue reading

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The (east village) Bean

The owner soaks customers and employees with a water gun while they talk lattes and bagels; he teases the woman who spilled her gatorade all over his counter. No one else is quite as excited as he is, and now the … Continue reading

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Atlas

In the last space before we leave when everything is going– the baguettes, the orange juice, the ripe avocado; slow down. Today is a beautiful day. A day of not going to take your money let’s just everybody keep giving. … Continue reading

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East Village Women on a July Afternoon

I live where all of the women are beautiful. You’ve seen them walking easy on tiger’s backs recycling and settling in to read something or other about travel and philosophy. The women here are beautiful wearing those shorts that come … Continue reading

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Summer Feature Calendar!

Here are some wonderful venues I am being featured at in the upcoming months.  Check them out!   6/19/11 Sunday 4 pm- The Beat Hour The Bowery Poetry Club. New York, NY 7/21/11 Thursday 6:30 pm- The Inspired Word @Nexxus Lounge.  New … Continue reading

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