Monthly Archives: September 2013

A Day in the Life of Bestselling Author Trent Lewin (aka Let Us Pray)

Originally posted on Trent Lewin:
Wake up. There’s a dirty diaper pressed against my nostril.  I inhale. The coffee’s full of snails.  I drink. For a brief glimmering moment, the computer tells me that Le Clown has posted something new.…

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collateral damage

when the dust lifts count the bodies subtract the one you wanted to hit and tell me if the others are any less dead through non-intention this is a math I will never understand: the sine, cosine, and collaterals of … Continue reading

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Love Letter: Response Poem

If I were a ladybug I would marry you in your constant opening to air; my 12 footprints tracking pollen across our moss bed, these antenna two quills shaped simply to scribe your sweet with nectar ink. I would love you … Continue reading

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patience (2)

Patience is a virgin, she said and that’s how she heard it and never called it virtue, her metaphorical hymen keeping her dress down and bracketed by thighs so tight she almost forgets what she’s waiting for and why that aspirin … Continue reading

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Patience

Some work is slow work, where what must happen happens silent in the space where cream hardens to parmesan or phenols break into bouquet; where calendars are only suggestions, and the months from plowing to first fruit are measured best … Continue reading

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love letter

Originally posted on eulonia country:
DEAR LADYBUGS HELLO. YOU DO NOT KNOW ME BUT I LOVE YOU.AS A WHOLE AND AS INDIVIDUALS. I WANT TO MIX POLLEN AND SUGAR AND NECTAR AND WATER.AND SPRAY IT ON MYSELF.AND LET YOU CRAWL…

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the jazz of my words

I want to roll with the jazz of my words popping lightly– finger snaps or high heels on concrete tapping a beat that makes me sway spoken music let strength and snap pour from my mouth in a cadence felt from the … Continue reading

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