Monthly Archives: February 2024

Passion of the Slighted Chapbook

Once we become aware of something, we start to see it everywhere. The long-ignored thing, which existed but meant little to us, asserts itself with a vengeance, a passion of the slighted and overlooked.   Thus my relationship with chapbooks, small … Continue reading

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Fat Drop Song

February gives us thinking waterstrees of dessicated lacereeds hanging on memories of yellowness The pause, the somnolence, the hard work between the desert and ecstasy Then shoots of crocus grow fresh nervesin last night’s snow banks.And fat drops of melting … Continue reading

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Of Fiancés and Saplings

Poor fools!  Shivering but starting its percolation, sap begins to rise in February. It has listened to the light, like others:young shoots and lovers in strappy gowns  with bare legs and backs who beat the dullwinter ache; no badger in a snug, … Continue reading

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