Tag Archives: Random Sights with Signs

change make waves

What I’m Reading: “Today, approximately 21 million women around the world obtain unsafe, illegal abortions each year, and complications from these unsafe procedures account for approximately 13% of all maternal deaths, nearly 50,000 annually.” — American College of Obstetricians and … Continue reading

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junior prom floor

The Heavy-O-Sity Cream Dream I want you to root the violence out of the system, but you delay and acquiesce — this is the heavy-o-sity of our case. There are no life preservers to pass out—only anvils and 50 lb. … Continue reading

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a shared reality

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “I want for us to wantto patch every heartand pave every roadand destroy every systemthat has ever left usbroken.” — Jordan Jace / “I want” “Democracy’s survival depends on what happens inside our … Continue reading

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in my neighborhood pt.12

What I’m Reading: “The America I saw in the fall of 2021 was weary and battle-scarred. It’s sidewalks were cracked, it’s mailboxes bashed in.” — David Sedaris / “Lucky-Go-Happy”

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of the lint

Two Versions of My Alleged Madness i. I ate your bonsai tree after you trimmed it and jumped on October 28, 1929. I practiced Iridology in the nude during alternating waning crescents of the moon during the Reagan presidency. In … Continue reading

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for my shadow

Skronk Tectonics 3 I. Shadow This is the finalresting placefor my shadow. II. Rock The moon wanesas we drop our rockinto the darkness.Our rock unbroken; in dust,in mud, over spur,in sag, over screeand talus — unchanged. The rock,infrangible, rolls. What … Continue reading

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can’t do this

How do I manage to stay underground? Are you going to help me? Can you arrange it? I can’t do this alone. What I’m Reading: “Now I only dream in English. I do not recognize my own voice.I open my … Continue reading

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guilty bystanders we

g.b.w. guilty bystanders we?bystanders guilty we!we guilty bystanders. What I’m Reading: “’Now,’ he said, ‘I’ll by God show them how ugly the Ugly American can be.’And he breaks out all the ugliest pictures in the image bank and puts it … Continue reading

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the closed circuit

Flooded / Parched The things that were deleterious to her health were the things she enjoyed most in life. She found her life an endless set of binary “yes or no’s”—multivariate options always at the “0” or “1” click or … Continue reading

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sing and tinge

Another Language (an Erasure Poem Remixed) You can’t see your backhand tumescence. You ridge an indemnity to a mild occlusion. You shiv gambler smocks and spectator gallantry. You sing and tinge without specie or varicose effluvia. You spree on tremor-free … Continue reading

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