Category Archives: Poetry

Original poetry & commentary on poetry

Someone Overuses a Pager

In memory of the old, old days before smart phones. Do pagers even exist anymore?   Not to speak directly to you, or to do so, is to choose Between the fear of the distant and the fear of the … Continue reading

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Peace

            For Hirsch Diamant and the 2007 Peace Festival, Oregon Peace is choosing peace Ploughshares and pruning hooks Could be beaten Back to what they were Choose not to We dance the tai chi We … Continue reading

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Heavy Eating

        Listen. Go get ten tablespoons of sugar, eight teaspoons of baking powder, four of salt. Get two cups of yogurt, two of milk, two of flour, one of cornstarch.  Last, a dozen eggs, the yolks. This … Continue reading

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