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No New Gods

The machinery of his heart, always at war with his mind- He, who wrestled life away from scraps; those husks of peace left in compost buckets. Off-brand savior, who nails sleep to a cross, Sacrificing restfulness for children who were … Continue reading

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She Tells Us Her Creation Story

A flush of abundance that trickles into vacancy, Rushing my ideals back and forth in empty wheelbarrows- This man here, chose the wealth of forbidden fruit Chose this body (not mine) Chose these limbs (and no others). I baptize it … Continue reading

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Though We Say Hallelujah

  I step into the coffee shop Aligning myself in the Neat, orderly row. It is Our human branding Because, God surely Loves parallel lines. We don’t know this, Though we say, hallelujah. A baby cries behind me A sign, … Continue reading

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Sticking

  I used to thread needles through the clouds Piecing together the sky with airplane thoughts I’d pray, murmured amens, heavy enough to sink ships My hands gathered rust while I worshipped Beneath a pulpit’s iron, steady stare. Words hanging … Continue reading

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I Will Clean My Room

  I did it- I finally Cleaned my room Well, I read a book, Perched on the Edge of a stool, Listened to old music Every, Lovely, Aching, Tune. Watched home movies, Made some food. Soon, And soon, I was … Continue reading

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For Sky // Doctor Jesus

Long hair, Short-clipped beard Walking alone in suburban night lights While crickets and frogs belt out Enlightened, liberated free-jazz. By sunrise, philosophizing anarcho-mysticism By sunset, drunk on the corn-fields, With wolves, howling about fascism towards the moon Drumming reactionary funk … Continue reading

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