Monthly Archives: January 2012

wake-up call

a man at the edge of his rope sat with a pistol in his mouth one saturday night going over all the things that had happened in his life which he felt had led to this particular moment & this … Continue reading

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the young poet

before going down to the Nuyorican, she spent her time that afternoon writing down her innermost thoughts on small pieces of paper.   after composing her masterpieces, she slid them inside key books that she loved throughout the NYC public … Continue reading

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how many dead grandmas?

one idiot calls into work saying their grandma died & the next week that same idiot tells their professor that they missed class because their grandmother died & the very next week calls into work saying their other grandma died … Continue reading

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midwest orange white girl

she couldn’t get a tan that would make the grade round prom time & so off to the cancer cocoons she went, cooking herself crisp & as orange as barbecued chicken— after the prom & all of the comments on … Continue reading

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grasping at straws

sitting across from each other at what was once a comfortable table in what was once a serene atmosphere two individuals who were once so close have now been drawn so far apart & despite the amount of years they’ve … Continue reading

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possibilité

s’il ya un souffle gauche dans vos poumons il ya possibilité s’il ya une chanson à chanter laissé dans votre coeur il ya possibilité s’il ya une pensée dans votre tête c’est tout ce que vous-même il ya possibilité si … Continue reading

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only through

there are those who act as if misery & torment do not exist in this world, as if they are somehow immune to the storms, as if when it rains, it rains around them— yet though they may act as … Continue reading

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