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Cranky Poems for a Late Spring

Song for Municipal Workers There are potholes aplenty just outside my house, Some big as a manhole, some small as a mouse, One shaped like the head of my dear cousin Klaus. They came by to patch them last week. … Continue reading

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Why You Drive So Loud?

        O, tender youth with ball cap perched And moustache like a wisp of dirt, Upon my street and through my town Why you drive so loud? There’s thrill in speed, I get that, fine, A race … Continue reading

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Is one month enough (for poetry and other stuff)?

It’s hard to believe that National Poetry Month is more than halfway over. It seems like only yesterday President Obama was kicking the month off by pardoning a performance artist. It’s a purely symbolic gesture, of course, but it sure … Continue reading

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