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selected and combined works, Dec 2016 [pictures of god don’t sell]:
reading from Oct 2016 collection [hick lore rabbit hole]:
some poems from whenever:
how long might satellites mourn? sickness took the lord. a scarecrow the pulse of a cricket.
not every image was worth the effort.
before the feast
there is one
the wolf in stork’s nightmare
what do I miss
/ is here that our dreams of incarceration begin to overlap
/ horns make zero sense to the boy tossing horseshoes at a rain puddle
father became the man his possession foreshadowed. mom had a purse full of spoons. brother bathed any form quiet enough to make the kitchen sink. I began to believe. I began to hear in the rock
it spoke for. over the nest of a bird,
the nothing to eat.
[meditations on hosanna]
the sleepwalker and the hangman jumping rope in the town of the sheepish tornado where the church of two birds admits the child of the expat exile into the afterlife of a stone…
/ the unique stagger
/ a god
slow to pray
for the magician’s
loss / the fog’s