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SALVAGE

Head twisted backwards peering down inside this latest formless-shape shoving bones blood paths any anything sticky aside keeping them as landmarks in case. McRites Press                               … Continue reading

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POEM

Poem in me a shimmy of a plucked guitar vein ripples my skin the unborn bird thumps against its shell. McRites Press                                     … Continue reading

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Plant Spirit

The month of snow and strong winds sweeps in my feelings of guilt towards all plants I have neglected and mistreated during the past year. My house plants suffer most during the summer months when I give all my attention … Continue reading

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FOR MARCEL GIROUX

“A Montreal gas-station attendant was tied up, doused with gasoline and set on fire yesterday.¨                           The Montreal Gazette, April 2, 1989   Not the regular guy gasing tonight … Continue reading

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EXXON VALDEZ

Cautious of our black pooch who wags a gust of snow at him, the postman clutches his can of mace as he hands me my spring parcel: Dominion seed onion bulbs, green embryos in an airtight box. White curd flakes … Continue reading

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HARVEST TALK

My white-haired mother pulls out roots from her yellowed autumn garden dried limp tomato plants caught in prickly cucumber vines. She has weeded thru out the long demon summer watered night dryness and battled onslaught of attacking insects. Her harvest … Continue reading

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HEAT MOVEMENT

Warm breeze brushes hair white icing on sand castles fly’s legs tickles mine. McRites Press                                                   … Continue reading

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BUS STOP SONG

Crickets trill in sun rumbling dump truck road quakes dust bumble bee swishes by. McRites Press                                                 … Continue reading

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THE AXE

l betrothal betrothal betrayal betrayal b etrayal betrayal be trayal betrayal bet rayal betrayal betr ayal betrayal betra yal betrayal betray betray betray betray betray betray betray McRites Press                       … Continue reading

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BLUE-EYED OM

Where from? these words black veins bursting through parchment cracks as sun drags earth for shoots, so blue-eyed om finds fire in me. McRites Press                               … Continue reading

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