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From a rocky outcrop, Pegasus Mountain

Somebody smoked


the dead butt on the rocky outcrop

with the view of Lingyin Temple,

its muddy        gold

four hundred feet


the same colour… 136 more words

Craig Barker

Allen Ginsberg: El otro flautista de Hamelyn

Nunca he podido explicarme las razones exactas del porqué la inmensa mayoría de los poetas cubanos de los que he escuchado en lecturas públicas o a través de grabaciones, por lo general son tan malos decidores de sus propios textos. 2,002 more words


Innocent Age Book Bar

Lawrence Ferlinghetti
stares at me from the window
of a tea house hidden in the woods
of Ge Hill, the familiar face in a land… 129 more words


Ferlinghetti + Thoreau + The Eagles = One Poem

I asked a billion stars

I asked a billion stars
and the sun and the moon
how to shine with a light
that would draw your eyes to me… 256 more words

Poetics: On a Loop

This day, September 11, will always be a dizzying one for how it comes around on the calendar and slings us, willingly or not, back to that fateful day in world history. 779 more words


Chagall, imagined freedom and "Don't Let That Horse"

My wife introduced me to Chagall’s art decades ago, when we were still living a bedsit life in London. Even though I was looking at prints, rather than the real thing, I was captured by Chagall’s anarchic exuberance. 273 more words

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A Beautiful Place

In the frosted light
of a moon-horned night,
the world is beautiful;

with each new sunrise
in the endless skies,
the world is beautiful;

in field and woodland, 124 more words