Tag Archives: poetics

Invisible

You didn’t see me. You watched my reflection turn in a direction you chose not to see. You didn’t hear me. You thought I was sleeping. In fact, I was weeping. You chose not to hear. You didn’t touch me. … Continue reading

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Overload

“I can’t do this anymore!” The laptop stares at me from the kitchen table where I sit, defeated head fallen into helpless hands. It has stalked me from my work office to my home. Black and white pixels layer documents … Continue reading

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On Time

Who invented time? I mean, really… before there were calendars and watches and birthdays and scheduling apps and • b • u • l • l • e • t journals, who decided we need to slice and dice our … Continue reading

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world afire

Had we only raked the forest floors we could have stopped the fires. If we built a higher wall, tear gas wouldn’t cross the border. There is no global warming; can’t you feel the cold rain falling on the fallen? … Continue reading

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Let Sleepy Towns Lie

The sands of time had ground to dust. The wheels of justice left the bus. My day in court long overdue, due process – it seemed – had stood me up. This sleepy town gave me arrest for stealing nest … Continue reading

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