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Poetry
Thursday, April 19, 2012 12:00 am
farmpoem #14this old ledger probably 1900 maybe earlier it’s from a box of stuff from my folks’ house which was full of stuff from my grandparents’ house I have it all I’m tryi
Poetry
Thursday, April 12, 2012 12:00 am
have I already reminded you?       my dad says whenoak leaves are as bigas a squirrel’s ear it’stime to plant corn
Poetry
Thursday, March 29, 2012 12:00 am
our folks bought us the world booka handsome set of volumes a usefuland absorbing reference once Iset out to read the whole thingbogged down at aardvark or was itaardwolf realizing it was an impossibl
Poetry
Thursday, March 15, 2012 12:00 am
a tranquil spring afternoon todayburning the prairie warm sunlow breeze a thin line of firespreading across the brush-hoggedacre leaving black ash behindtwo springs ago my daughter aidedthis yearly bu
Poetry
Thursday, March 8, 2012 12:00 am
farmerpoem #11maybe I’ve told you thisbefore but my dad saysa country kid can runthrough a pasture andnever step on anythingwhile a city kid can pickhis way through a pastureand step on everythi
Poetry
Thursday, March 1, 2012 12:00 am
my poet friend trims the crust fromhis twenty-first polyptotonic pie readyto slide into the literary oven gathersthe tailings rolls them out againenough for another he decidesrolls the scraps again an
Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 12:00 am
n fifthstreet poem #14ugly things can happen onn fifth street my second daughterin her teens was on the sidewalkin front of our house she noticeda pup start across the roadwaythen a truck coming along
Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 12:00 am
in 1924 my grandfather writeshis freshman son aboutthat son’s new possession:“Regarding your car, cut it out.You are better off without it.What you need is to developquiet strength and poi
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Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 12:00 am
there must be many an iceman onelies in his tent near thesouth pole a hundred years nowthey left him there with two othersbrought back the sleeping bag ofone who said he was going outand disappeared i

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