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The Last Honeybee

I wrote this poem over ten years for a poetry-writing workshop. The poem displays the pantoum form: the second and forth lines of a stanza become the first and third lines, respectively, of the next stanza, and there is an … Continue reading

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Old Poem; Old Memories; Older Habits

Ten years ago around this steamy time of year, I was engaged. Unless I really dig deeply in the fecund soil of pettiness, I cannot say anything bad about her. (In fact, all I can say is that I regret … Continue reading

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Townes Van Zandt: Whiskey Son of Sorrow

There is only one Bob Dylan, and his name is Townes Van Zandt. I first happened upon Townes while a burgeoning grad student in ‘01. His lyrics resonated with my two fifths of bourbon a week habit. (Yes, I was … Continue reading

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