Tag: poetry

  • 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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  • the angels

    There are things that only I and the angels know I trust them to keep their silence They come around when I close my eyes And disappear when I get the urge to do some harm There are angels that live in the bottom Of almost every glass of beer Churches are crowded with their […]

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  • Your Honor

    Sometimes we walk barefoot into the forest even though there are snakes in the leaves and sometimes some people still call you “your honor” but we know there’s no honor among thieves In the haze of our days when memory falters and the nights hide the loneliest sins We will carry our sacrifice up to […]

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  • Sit with me for a minute

    Sit with me for a minute Let us catch our breath before the parade of life starts up again Before the crowd comes back between us and all their noise drowns out the beating of our hearts Before we take off one set of masks and replace them with another let us share a naked […]

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  • Pity The Nation

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti was 101 years old when he died last Monday. He was born in Yonkers but is considered a San Franciscan since he made that city his home for the last 7 decades of his life. His father died of a heart attack before he was born and his mother was committed to a […]

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