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Poof* Take MY water


i dream salvador dali

still breathing

entrails sewn

to the wall

of imposter submarines

art gallery of the grotesque

i dream salvador dali

billie holiday licking orchids

cursing her mother

christmas ornaments thrown

into the washing machine

gentle cycle please

someone is vacuuming

as the street narrows

to a vanishing point

my car won’t make it

to your apartment

i didn’t buy his pirogi

a raven haired murderess

wearing red lipstick

is black ribbon hanging candles

and crystalline skulls

from a street lit

ghetto tree 

purgatory in cincinnati



Jazz Music poetry Short Stories Uncategorized Urban Legends


religion was once
the morphine of the masses

but god is dead

so we found a new drug
in social media

a pre-cemetery
of faces in boxes

love, hate, anger, and annihilation
shuffled neatly into 140 characters or less
using language
as ugly as our lives

to keep us busy

the illusion of action
the illusion of freedom

we are happy toddlers with our toys

uncle sam wants you
in a place where you can’t cause any trouble

so diddle your tablet computers
swallow your pills
eat your synthetic meat
grow a little garden in the dust bowl

and please, die quietly

your cooperation is mandatory
and appreciated

poetry Uncategorized

when logic and proportion have fallen sloppy dead

i’ve purchased
a one way ticket
out of purgatory

so tired of looking through this glass
and listening to jefferson airplane

one pill makes you larger
the other undermines your soul

the men on the chess board are telling me where to go

i must consider interstellar suitcases
and unified plane traveling clothes

my time here wanes with each spring sunset

the remaining moments
spent snapping photographs
of gods and monsters at play

sitting beside the hookah smoking caterpillar i check my flight time

this rabbit hole has proven itself
a too far away world for me

this curious girl
who only wanted a spot of tea
and a bit of life giving bread
with the crusts sliced cleanly away

to hell with following less than punctual furry white vermin

i have my pocket watch
my pens and notebook
and what’s left of me

go ask this alice
after she’s survived it all