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“You Know You’re There”
You see the building, / a replica of one in Beijing’s Forbidden City, / you know you’re there. / After listening to white noise for up to a…
Sketch 1: Nurse WWII
She was well-held, / her exacting white uniform / still warm from the iron / that made architecture out of waves. / He wore almost the same / …
Unchained, uncouth, drank too much, grabbed at youth. / Unashamed, unabashed, unromantic and unattached. / / Unrelated: unadorned, the often…
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THE SOUND OF MUSIC // a commentary
This nightgown: // I might hate it, / but it gives me hope. // / Liesl’s dress … is it dirty because / she talked to a Nazi? Or is she merely /…
LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS
// The elderly still holding hands and then // remembering, letting go at the light, // / a black-masked stranger on wheels / mumbling a…
HEAVEN IS FULL OF GARBAGE DISPOSALS:…
It all began with cherry blossoms, // cake, a swimming pool. / // It began again by refrigerator light, as so much does. / From bed to…
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE
// Salvation falls on deaf ears only, darling— // “If either of you sees a stranger / around here, it’s me.” // * / They can’t help dancing…
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What was the inspiration for this piece? Makes me think of a famous WWII photograph.
i love this
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