Monthly Archives: November 2009

red hand shapes

eyes that rush in and open like they’ve just missed most of it wake to a beep that makes me want to break some things a focus to tie my shoes and then again to make my body move lift … Continue reading

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joan of arc

if you look into her eyes long enough the room can blur and disappear she can become you for a while and say what you know but can’t hear since the day you were born you’ve known all of the stories … Continue reading

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john the conqueror

keep up with the good luck make it sweet enough for the rest of us put the blood up over the doors and keep the first born under the floor boards you can’t just keep looking back you can’t just keep … Continue reading

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hypnotist

dampen the banister with a full glass of scotch say you can’t remember anything without the hypnotist’s pocket watch grasping for evidence like digging a face out of make-up hands falling asleep waiting for your lover to wake up. cleanliness and … Continue reading

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a french connection

you better connect that french we’re in for a long night she said bend and wretch keep her on if the lips look alright look out and look up they’ve got bombs on bombs look out for the ones with … Continue reading

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like stars

sometimes he misses the nights spent in bars he still doesn’t think it would ever go that far but now he says there’s light out there like stars brighter than anything you can see from where you are.

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some body, some vampire

you’d think he slept for days that he just hibernates that he wakes violent in the basement of the tower of his mistakes but now its early to bed and much earlier to rise from dreams shaped like steam to … Continue reading

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