Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:01 am
we canoed on the wisconsin river fourdays of wilderness wind water the treesa closed screen on either bank depth ofwater too suddenly shallow for powercraft sand always shifting our small groupalone e...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:01 am
 ancienthistory poem #4back in rome in the time of itsdecline emperorcaligula appointedhis horse to be amember of the governing bodywell at least it wasa whole horse©2015 Jacqueline Jackson...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:01 am
the story is that my grampaas a young man in collegeboarded a train at madisoncarrying a large package of limburger cheese he carefullystowed it on the overhead rackat one end of the warm coachthen ma...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:01 am
 genesispoem #1I think our great maker had it okay maybe a little confusion about light and dark but on target until that sixth day I think things would be a lot better now and back through much...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:01 am
 state debt poem # 2why stop at the museum, guys?there’s nothing here we really prizelop the lib’ry, what’s left of it –no one reads so why not shove itclose the parks, let geezers taketh...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:01 am
 storypoem # 22it’s hard to write a poem a weekand keep them what is called a poem what’s the definition of apoem anyway john knoepfle ourlocal guru talks till he runs out ofsteam sometimes j...
Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:01 am
 she’d lost her fitbit said the sign in theY locker room my daughter and I knewnothing of fitbits but found the wordquick in the mouth not a slow wordlike drawl we tried to make one fasterfatba...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
 cowcount poem #1100 mitch you’re totally wrongwhen you say why do I need1100 cows on my computer my reply is if you need 11 cows it is good to have 1100 to choose fromwe have the singing cow t...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:01 am
a friend writes her husband isan easy patient he just lies onthe couch in the living roomdoesn’t really want anythingthe children are delighted touse him as warm furniture...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:01 am
mother poem #11for a long time I’ve considered myself “young-old” pretty soonI better start thinking “old-old”if I knew then about old what Inow know I’d have been moreunderstanding more h...

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