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Random poem!

Delirium’s Lemonade Hat-Song I am the aardvark who empties his glass, then goes for the bottle; he wants to get smashed. I am the guitar that’s missing a fret that you tried once to play for the sake of a … Continue reading

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Vanishing Point

There was nothing but the road. It was barely visible because the only hint of light was no more than a hole in the darkness somewhere unreachable ahead. Anything else that might have been was lost in a deep and … Continue reading

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Small Warmth

(As long as we’re on a mouse theme – ) Small Warmth Oh, to be a mouse— a pet, that is, not a wild hated burrower-in-walls, gnawer, food-stealer, but gray, with loved and patted fur: a house-mouse, as it were, with … Continue reading

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Ode of the Battle Poet

Ode of the Battle Poet Chop chop chop chop Chop chop chop chop Chop chop chop chop Stab. (Found jotted in charcoal on a piece of leather after the Skirmish of Round Rock)

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The Melodious Rap Saga of Slimy Nim

(To be chanted with maximum energy) The Melodious Rap Saga of Slimy Nim My brother had a waffle! Its name was Slimy Nim! And every time he threw it out it came on right back in! He covered it with … Continue reading

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Other Heavens

Other Heavens She shone for me like the sun, Bringing certain truths to a stretched-tight sky, Showing things according to her lights: The fire-freckles on rivers’ skins, The hues of crops arching high, The living, raging joy of fusion! She … Continue reading

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Freedom

Freedom To the bird on the horizon, a far-off shape at sea: Could I ever soar to you? Would you ever fly to me? What pathways would we follow then, if such a thing could be That somewhere we could … Continue reading

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