Tag Archives: passing thought

Ani’s language

LISTEN TO THIS WOMAN! She looked like Ivory soap and bubblegum when I knew her, in that time before¬†tattoos¬†and attitude, too small for her guitar singing Shy into the mic her chords an electric spine for muscled words denying any … Continue reading

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poets are like onions

Shrek: For your information, there’s a lot more to ogres than people think. Donkey: Example? Shrek: Example… uh… ogres are like onions! [holds up an onion, which Donkey sniffs] Donkey: They stink? Shrek: Yes… No! Donkey: Oh, they make you … Continue reading

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the weight of a soul

the weight of a soul is less than a serving of potato chips, our salt counted out and savored too quickly not so much a taste as a remembered one that handful leaving us wanting more, asking is that all … Continue reading

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