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Jan

31

On or about Sunday Morning

  On or about Sunday Morning I say:  Wallace Stevens   We are told there is a jar in Tennessee upon a hill there is a jar there a jar somewhere on a hill In this jar are bits of life, some cells, Darwin’s creatures spawned spontaneously. We are told these bits of life are […]

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Jan

25

Caesar had his Brutus Cicero his Mark Antony But all mankind slew Christ

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Jan

3

Scopes Convicted for Teaching Evolution in The School System

 In 1925, the State of Tennessee convicted a man by the name of Scopes for teaching evolution in the school system, fired him and fined him for violating the law.  The American Civil Liberties Union sent their best, Clarence Darrow, to defend the man before the Supreme Court of Tennessee.   The State of Tennessee brought in the […]

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Jan

3

The Electron Microscope

Scarred and beyond human contact infectious ugly, he wore refulgent mask of gold and helmet, silver maybe better, Baldwin leper king of Jerusalem would forever savor the rush, the yell of men behind and near, the pounding hooves, the bursting flanks, the horse’s smell and sweat commingling with his own, his own animal fear as […]

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Jan

3

Eating Small Fishes

Eating small fishes with crackers, from your rolling kitchen on an oily tarp feel the metal wheels clack beneath on your back spicy mustard spills on your frayed pants yellow mark tells you weeks down the line where you were what you ate and the view what you see through these bouncing slats big black […]

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Jan

3

Coptic Parade

Mother said stay on the porch, they won’t bother you.  Ever know a little boy’s curiosity to better what he’s been told? Out  on the street, Monday morning terrified, these strong smelling men blowing horns, beating drums, praising in Amharic the risen Christ, the ride you get they pick you up, pass you about, laughing, tooth […]

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Jan

1

A Crow’s Fly By

A baby black bird goes to black bird school called a murder, grows wise and large becomes a crow that knows fierce mysteries not discussed in seminars people hold smart indeed, smarter than they need to be to live and bold communicate upon the wire protect their own.. what else we’ll never know. on what […]

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