Tag Archives: religion

Disparaging –

It was 1955, a disparaging mouth gave up loud shouts on six siblings, two parents, and a one-eyed grandmother. he came back out of pity, arrived and contracted the pale illness of inevitability. they stood still, watched his walk-back, looked down … Continue reading

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9/11 Poem –

The Beautiful saw a ninth month morning New York, geometric brick-lay and field The Beautiful moved, foot, rail, wing and wheel New Amsterdam, geometric brick-lay and field The Beautiful heard, locked-on thunder New York, geometric brick-lay and field The Beautiful … Continue reading

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Bridget and the ‘Black Help’ –

Bridget has a urine wash, the bladder blows, wet saddle-sore setting-in, coarse vaginal lips turning crisp red L.A. lives with her, she was the Irish-named ‘Top-Man’ once, the hated and evaluated ‘Bridget The Great’, smelling corporate dinners, gymnast hands balancing … Continue reading

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Cutting –

Slicing fruit cake with a blunt knife, worse than ‘sharp’ a Jehovah’s Witness told me once Metal shards unsighted by naked eye, visible to gut livers in the saliva slide-down Cramping pain, internal bleeding, Sheffield steel now liquid metal works … Continue reading

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Time ends with bread and shelter –

I came here for an ending Brought myself back here for something other than the other things collected in the past since leaving I’m now in a ‘Here’, feeling it, that everything travelling backwards, that pacy rewind past me I … Continue reading

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Missionaries and Saints – Buckled blue

Missionaries Buckled blue turning a twist with saintly persuasion crossing This crew of convinced soul healers working their oars for converts Saints

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