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 ...
Thursday, March 3, 2011 10:41 pm
I once knew our presidents in order a little confusion withthe polks and tippecanoes butI usually made it past teddyup to franklin d which is whereI was in school but here in spfldpresidential streets...
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 10:42 pm
I thought I knew the way fromsheridan to lake shore driveup there by chicago’s icy edgebut somehow found myselfdriving beside the lake ona sweet snowy paved roadno wider than my honda scant room...
Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 05:20 pm
I have to keepforgiving myself forthings I haven’t done:promises unkeptpromises I don’t recallever having madepromises to myselffor what I’ve wantedto do but haven’t yetand pro...


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