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Chasing radio stations

We used to drive across the prairies.

Chasing radio stations from point to point.

Towns along the railway alphabetical names.

The click of the cassettes or 8-tracks songs play. 391 more words


POETICS: Rhythm of the road

Sitting in the truck on a 16 hour road trip, listening to the radio chasing stations across the prairies has me thinking about road trips and the rhythm if the road. 192 more words


CFP: Reassessing Language Poetry: Thirty Years After The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book

PAMLA 2014 Conference //  Riverside, CA // Oct. 31-Nov.2

First published in February of 1984, The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book collected essays, excerpts, and experiments from the first three years (1978-81) of the… 300 more words


Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy

I didn’t really feel it, that first time headed south on I-95 out of Fredericksburg. Pretty quickly you get distracted by the big rigs and Jersey plates flying by. 205 more words



A beautiful manifestation of the struggle that exists as a result of not knowing where you stand with someone that you fell quickly for – perhaps a bit of unrequited emotion (because that EXISTS)


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as the elevator operator
who cut
my grandmother’s
umbilical cord

was dying
in a stairwell

my son
without assistance

Mephistopheles' Creed

When this life gets to you
And the sun is too hot
When the leaves fall from the trees
And winter’s winds anaesthetise
When you are searching for answers… 16 more words