Thursday, June 2, 2011 04:37 pm
my friend auditions canaries a strange jobyou think well it’s a matter of sex and a bitmore pleasant than gendering chicks whichanother friend used to do it seems that onlymale canaries sing and...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 11:20 am
people drive their kids to schoolthese days even when they livenearby guess they feel they have tostreets are too risky too dangerouscars line up before my house it’s nextto the schoolyard the p...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 11:28 am

from a letter to Jackie from her father, 1959

you’ve heard about thecow tags I forget when wequit stapling a metal clipto their ears that workedfine hardly cost a centbut the new colored strapscost a lot and often brokewe tried chains aroun...
Thursday, May 12, 2011 01:55 am
flowerstore owner’s lament poem #1mothers who live in mobile homesdeserve flowersmothers who live in mcmansionsdeserve flowersmothers who live in shelters, underbridges, in trees, deserve flower...
Thursday, May 5, 2011 01:37 am
royalwedding poem #1ah, c’mon. in the Y lobby this april 29 morna guy maybe forty jeans t shirtwho’d got up at five couldn’t findanything on the tube except “thatgarbage”...
Thursday, April 21, 2011 05:21 pm
my young daughters pickeddandelion heads on a sunny slopedappled with yellow we stirredthe blooms into a crock of wateradded sugar floated on topa slice of toast smeared withyeast and let it all bubbl...
Thursday, April 14, 2011 05:20 pm
will the citizens who voted forthat governor and his cohortsrejoice when their kids’ teachersare fired perhaps themselves ifthey are teachers? the mostexperienced going first, natchwhen class si...
Thursday, April 7, 2011 05:21 pm
aging poem #1when tradespeoplewaiters ushers    and such startcalling you“young lady”then you knowyou’re reallygetting old 2011 Jacqueline Jackson...
Thursday, March 31, 2011 06:02 am
hercules didn’t start it of course only publicized it — running a riverthrough the augean stables’ filthso that all the dirt and droppingswere swept downstream chicagowas canny to se...
Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:50 pm
“What’s disgusting?” “Union busting!”“What’s disgusting?” “Union busting!”your IT reporter is abroad today folkson the front line, the curb ...

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