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Horatian Ode after the State of the Union Address (02/05/2019)

you dress the idea of your importance in perennial regalia you situate yourself as the highest star in the cluster neither leader nor equal but impotent in the usual paraphernalia you’re under the control of the direst forgers of bluster … Continue reading

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wild apples

I want to burn your Ontario to the ground the one built on fear whether it’s coloured red or blue I want exorcisms I want them to stop aping the Republic there are no proofs for what I say except … Continue reading

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The Czar’s Mangled Blather

a parody of The Star-Spangled Banner Continue reading

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Confession

Just one time, in a friendly way with this sweet woman, her arm in your arm, no brassy politics, apply yourself with tenderness to the memory of your own fears solemnly, like a river at night, it’s late but try … Continue reading

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Angry Cries

Fans spread out their arms and wave continuously, trying to disperse the shadows that dance, twirling and tapping in the orchard of broken trees, their hands pulling at each other, at the wind. Their fists pump the air the clouds … Continue reading

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Teleprompter

on the eve of high winds sometimes several shredding the now all of us seeking shelter the leader’s lack of tone dimming the lights debt narrowing us all millions of souls without roofs disaster voyeurs chasing storms hurricanes signifying the … Continue reading

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rain-swept

finny atoms, shivering as I write, and trumpets in the bones endorsing the season, taking aim and then missing damp desire, antsy anticipation at the core my town car vandalized by crows bleak drama of summer chill playing a slow … Continue reading

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