Category Archives: Poems

When the last role of Charmin fell

I was mowing, probably for the last time this season, when I saw it.  The whole reason for the mowing in the first place was to mulch all the leaves that were falling.  I explect things to fall.  Mulch, mulch, … Continue reading

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(De)Constructing 4C(s) (Con)ference T(it)les: Attending CCCC again for the first time

And now for the personal challenge. Sarah threw down the gauntlet in regard to my claim that I could write a poem completely from Postmodern CCCC 2008 conference titles.� (Yes, in one broad sweep I’m lumping Postmodern and Deconstructionist et … Continue reading

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at age 15

Guest poet Kylie writes in honor of Maia’s fifteenth birthday. at age 15 she does a squirmy dance. hair of a man on her legs, on her head; of a goddess. wearer of Chacos, whose eyes disappear when she smiles … Continue reading

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On stopping by Blackhoof on a sunny afternoon with Keith and Mocha

Winter showed a chink in her armor today. “I hope you don’t mind dog shit,”? he says. A rumpled black plastic bag covers a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. Springer Mocha snuffles modestly. I shove my skis … Continue reading

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