Category Archives: Angel of Deathj

A LITTLE RAMSHACKLE SHACK

A LITTLE RAMSHACKLE SHACK PART 1 A little ramshackle shack on a hill blown apart by the wind door roof and walls lofted aloft and sent flying no weightier than paper upon which is casually written a name twists in … Continue reading

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World Split Apart

  The façade of a building falls away and reveals a man praying A bakery loses its show-window showing a hundred weddings who’ll have to wait in the next world for their cakes An Orthodox cathedral split in two revealing … Continue reading

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Poem: 5 / Seeing the Scaffold

Seeing the scaffold at the end of the road or a steamroller coming toward you or a herd of elephants bearing down or looking into the maw of a tiger on your morning stroll his teeth and back of throat … Continue reading

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Poem: Took a Deep Breath

  The night was perched all around with hooting owls on branches in the dark some flying with their enormous wings in constant intercommunication Green water curled up its lips at the land’s edge under a smudged moon Owls’ eyes … Continue reading

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