Monthly Archives: February 2011

On A Dead Collector His body a compendium of webs, his centipedes and lizards eat his eyes. His boa wraps herself around his thighs basking in warmth that cools as his blood ebbs down through his veins. The tiny geckos … Continue reading

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Elegy Five – for Stacey Never my friend. We shared an overlap of people and of bars. We sometimes talked though neither of us ever would have walked across a bar so we could talk some more. She was the … Continue reading

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And in place of sonnetry,…

Elegy Four – For Lorna A balcony, and twilight, and the noise of night’s cicadas. My glass full of wine and hers of vodka. There’s a ball of twine upon the table, and a plate of cheese. Some olives and … Continue reading

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The last poem of A SHAMBLE OF ZOMBIES

Zombie14 They eat as many of us as they can. And then they slowly start to fall to bits. It’s a slow process. Cell by cell it hits. Bones disconnect. They stumble. In a span of weeks they will be … Continue reading

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Zombie13 And some are children. Thin, and fierce, and fast. It takes them quickly, and it dries them out.. The old ones moan; the small dead children shout and yell as if in playgrounds. They’ll run past you, double back. … Continue reading

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Zombie12 She is the walking dead. No matter who she was before, you must burn her with flame because the dead can never be the same as they were once. And she will make you, too, a thing that rots … Continue reading

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I thought I was done with this…

but apparently not. Zombie11 They are so many. Stand on a high place and watch them shamble. Gray as winter cloud the sea of faces, and they moan so loud it’s like a scream. And every single face is marked … Continue reading

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