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Cleaves to an Edge

In the woods there are old things with rust on them. Some of them I recognize: a bolt, a bucket, a bent tricycle ingrown in a tree. Some are just curled shards shouting tetanus, or spiky whittled wire racks, the … Continue reading

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Breathing

There is a time I know will come where I will tear it all to oblivion and I will cut the back out and lay strips of it to smoke over the fire. It will be nothing and I will … Continue reading

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First Place, Last Place

Atrophy.  Pins and needles as the enveloping fog slowly disperses.  A long-standing standard of measurement finds no bite, hanging without regard to physics in the voids of consumption, a mind not unlike swiss cheese.  It is early in the day … Continue reading

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20 Knots

It is a teeth clenched whiskey drenched failing peripheral vision night.  In their slow swing, the stars, softened by suburban light, veered briefly into lines by the merest tilt, do gently dot.  I press this knot against marlinespike to break … Continue reading

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I Think…?

The world demands my consciousness to exist.  There it is, in my hands, like a Descartesian hostage, old world prophesies looming, gun control pontification unfurling, global temperatures warming…all these problems so easily solved by the merest act, the reassignment of … Continue reading

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Ramifications

I can smell that I’m sick before I feel it.  The smell of a sinus infection, of doughy green, of the backs of my eyeballs. I broke my nose for the first time over ten years ago.  During a high … Continue reading

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