Monthly Archives: August 2015

Mom’s Itchy Skin

Mom’s Itchy Skin Dear Itchy Skin, You have made my mother itch all night and she thinks she has scabies and asks me 10 times in 12 hours if she has scabies, and every time I say no, I have … Continue reading

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Trip Dialog I

Trip Dialog I “I am going on a journey,” I say. “How far?  How long?  When will you be back?” I ask. “Not far.  Just around the bend of the universe.  I’ll be back before lunch.” “Oh,” I say, “No … Continue reading

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Autumn Litter

Autumn Litter Autumn’s leaves in Winter’s dregs, Scattered litter. Falling into the cesspool of life. Like the rest of us. -by Ava Hypatia

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As I Watch from My Door

As I Watch from My Door You and your glide as you turn the corner from my door Captures the imagination of lasting evenings Pursed lips bend down the neck of a swan And wrap tight limbs to cover the … Continue reading

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Old Childhood Memory

Old Childhood Memory Our brook harbored rocks, guppies and trolls As freeway cars sped by up above Where childhood oak trees ruled the skies And sidewalks lasted a thousand miles. I feel it now, the heated pavement Biking down the … Continue reading

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The Nature of Sound

The Nature of Sound When I play my music for you, do you see the flock of birds darting among the waves of sound? The birds each note first randomly played, flown past another, or to each other, or with … Continue reading

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Dead on the Trail to School

Dead on the Trail to School There is still school despite the snow Dressed up warmly I head out slow Three long blocks to make my way I crunch and push through anyway. The first block I use to explore … Continue reading

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