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HOT FLASHES--an "old" poem

~response to a young poet 
who thought the subject “too pedestrian” for poetry

“Hotflashes” are not pedestrian–not
dull colorless drab humdrum lackluster stodgy uninspired
“lacking in liveliness, charm, or surprise” – 231 more words

Humans And Other Animals

LUCKY


I went to Poland to meet my family.
I went to mend a broken circle. I
went half German. I returned half Polish.
I returned with amber beads and vodka, 508 more words

Humans And Other Animals

DEAR PINA,--Part Three

Watch:
these are my                                             words
these shapes
on the page
Watch me
tilt, orient differently–
tilt, pivot, zig zag, tilt,
give the back a break, 140 more words

Humans And Other Animals

WHITE VIOLETS AGAIN

They slipped in
with Mother’s burning bush.
It died. They lived.
Their knobby roots crowd
around every delicacy–
meadow queen, shooting star,
coral bell, moonbeam. 67 more words

Humans And Other Animals