A True Tale of Christmas

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A True Tale of Christmas

A true tale of Christmas I saw Santa Claus one Christmas Eve while sitting on my pot He gave me a toy gun my brother got the doll and pram Mother was exasperated suspended disbelief Brother was emasculated folded two with grief Me, I spent a glorious day on a killing spree.   * that’s […]

Tess

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Tess

Tess   A shirt in Goodwill on Van Ness The label: Tess.   You walked by A ghost in the aisle Peak-collared dress.   It was vintage The shirt. You would’ve worn it If you were American, Bless.     BeRn ©2015

soon you won’t know me at all

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soon you won’t know me at all

soon you won’t know me at all   you sang   if i had my life to live over i’d still do the same things again   and our eyes fell on you like nostalgia on an aul yellowed snap   raymond left and you spiraled in slow descent with your pot of tea you […]

12 Money Haiku

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12 Money Haiku

12 Money Haiku Money fills me up With possessions, greed and joy Overflowing cup. Money makes me smile Crescent moon in dark blue sky Procuring more time. Cash is my fat queen Purchasing freedom from dearth -Falls from pockets, green. Beggars beg as I Stroll by like Venus in Furs Not catching their eye. And […]