Monthly Archives: July 2011

MUNCHEN

The bar was crowded and I could not hear anyone’s epigrams except my own. The jukebox was too loud. So on the phone, We ran through highlights later, but I fear that I improved my lines and she did too. … Continue reading

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BLUES 5 – FOR AMY

There is a voice that howls among the horns more brazen, that among the strings sings clear along their line. Sometimes, you stop and hear a music that is both the rose and thorn the light and dark, the clear … Continue reading

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FOR JOANNA RUSS

Standing at her high desk, writing, in pain, she seems a preacher, tall, thin and austere. Her angry work makes many things so clear that she should not have needed to explain. She made fools suffer. Smiling, in her head, … Continue reading

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WAITERS

They stand arms at their sides in the large room where a last supper happens. Don’t intrude upon the conversation. Someone’s nude or someone weaves a battle on a loom that she unpicks next day. Not their concern. They bring … Continue reading

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BLUES FOR MR CHARLES

Blues 4 for Charles There is a music only old men know who’ve had the years to etch their fierce throats with dark smoke and strong drink, who wear long coats that fit so well, the shoulders seem to show … Continue reading

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Blues 5-For Amy There is a voice that howls among the horns more brazen, that among the strings sings clear along their line. Sometimes, you stop and hear a music that is both the rose and thorn the light and … Continue reading

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I had forgotten just how silly this is…

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