Author: mikepowernyc

  • When I Found Her

    When I Found Her

    When I found her She was hanging on the side of a cliff I held her hand as long as I could But time and pressure took their toll And when she slipped out of my grasp I expected her to fall Instead, I floated away

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  • Missing Piece

    Missing Piece

    She needed to take a shower, I remember. We both did. Not together, even though I would have enjoyed that. It would have been a disruption to a relationship that we both worked so hard to make undisruptable. “What it comes down to,” I told her, “is that if there is anything of value to […]

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  • Subtle Subversions

    Subtle Subversions

    My first exposure to Microscope Gallery came in 2014 when I attended the exhibit Kissing Point by Peggy Ahwesh. You can read my review of that show here. A lot has changed in the intervening years, including the location of the gallery, that moved from its space in Bushwick to its new home at 525 […]

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  • Here We Go Again

    Here We Go Again

    Nine years ago, I walked out of Kaleidoscope Sound in Union City, NJ, where my bandmates and I had just finished recording the fifth Late Model Humans album, Ain’t No Good. I didn’t know at the time how long it would be before I walked into a recording studio again. Yesterday, I walked into Vinegar […]

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  • I went out for a walk

    I went out for a walk

    I went out for a walk and thought about a lot of things including you and how my crooked steps criss-crossed with yours I also thought about the cruel tricks that time can play and how our expectations can get drowned in monotony I thought about the way that death outsmarts medicine and the way […]

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