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1/24/17

Take the solace in solemn silent promises to twitchy McGee walls up

I could sit at the table with the pad so empty

So much white space it thrilled me then fearfully… 123 more words

Good Poems: "Bluebird," by Charles Bukowski

Just finished reading The Essential Bukowski, edited by Abel DebrittoRan across Bukowski’s wonderful and amazing poem “Bluebird” again.

The first time I read the poem, I remember thinking, … 132 more words

scouring

two birthmarks

one
temporary, one

invisible-

when god
was young

{grade}

recent self-publication {surprise for me a crow} is available here:
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some poems, recent:

amateur night
in the electric
chair, a bundle… 86 more words

Poem: when i am old

when i am old 

when i am old

when my body decays

and the remains of

memory,

scattered around the hidden

walls of my mind… 308 more words

Poetics

alternate truth

alternate truth

the road through concrete

canyon cannot hold

a voice yells in an alley

candy wrapper

in the grating

wet cardboard box

cigarette

penny… 86 more words

Poetry

Dwight Conquergood- 4Ps

Conquergood, D. (1989). Poetics, play, process, and power: The performative turn in anthropology. Text and Performance Quarterly, 9(1), 82-88.

Conquergood acknowledges the performative turn in anthropology and is offering four terms for thinking about performance. 79 more words

Performance Studies