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Candice’s Thighs

Candice’s thighs were like pillars to the gods They were so strong and so sure Like every bounce she had ever taken in her life Had built those hips, those thighs Every time I looked at her I saw the … Continue reading

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Inspiration Squared

A friend of mine, a poetess and professor of the arts shared a link to a website with 66 Experiments for writers. As I perused the list, one of them inspired me to give it a try. The instructions were: … Continue reading

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Elephant Journal

I got published on The Elephant Journal blog. Check it out here! Thanks.

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He Smokes Cigarettes

He smokes standing next to trash cans Behind his apartment Outside of bars In friends’ back yards He laughs a wild laughter Like the child of a gypsy king And his eyes come sparkling after He drives on empty highways … Continue reading

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She Walks in Two Worlds

She walks in two worlds That become one At the zipper toothed seam Where her toes meet the earth The soles of her feet Thumping out the beat Of drums that have been pounding Steady like her heart For millennia … Continue reading

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you are the earth

you are the alpha and the omega you are the unhatched egg you are the beginning of the end and the light and the way you are the joker and the fool the vines growing under feet you are the … Continue reading

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Love Poems for the Homeless

When I moved to L.A. from Big Sur last year I was struck by the number of homeless people on the streets.  I have always had a gypsy heart and have met plenty of people who live in a van … Continue reading

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