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Full of Stars

i tire of the sun it’s always in sight and its brilliance is taking its toll the stars all around shine ever so bright and i’m tired of seeing them all the rings of Saturn are epic and grand but … Continue reading

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when you believe

when your mom told you bad luck results from going outside with wet knees, you scrubbed skin to raw red medallions, never as dry as could be. now you believe bad luck opportunes from clipped toenails after rain, from whistling … Continue reading

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The Boss’ Jag

Over the past few years, I’ve participated in 30 day found poetry challenges during National Poetry Month. This is the first year I’m participating in a non-found challenge. We’ll see how this goes. Anything posted here should be considered a … Continue reading

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fever dream

I am at a conference with a poet I admire. In my dream. In my dream, I am at a conference with this poet. He isn’t the keynote speaker, or even a presenter. He just sits next to me (as … Continue reading

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Dreamy Tonsils

isolated, aimless,         layed near alien smilers normal     amends made   noises sold my roadless toenails tread dream salt antlers leary, lids onsite anytime     lends old   rails to lone stares anymore     loads stale tendrils    on disaster tides i mislearn elation as sated moans i misread sanity … Continue reading

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What is Poetry?

Last week, I tasked my middle school students with some exquisite corpse poetry (where students build their poem together, one line at a time (while only able to see the prior line)). One student started a piece with just the … Continue reading

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Reason #10: America

— all words sampled from “10 Reasons To Own An AR-15.” on the NRA’s website “America’s 1st Freedom,” published 1 July 2016, but found on their home page on 16 February 2018, and which, in today’s entry said this of an AR-15 … Continue reading

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