Tag Archives: WWP Poems

The Liberation of Dulcinea

Darkly we whisper: this tale is older than you, a world that will never pause like dust to build a hill; the curves and loops of letters create their own rhythm. Have they trampled over barbwire?

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Three Perfect Sentences

I. In my dreams, withered leaves shaped like crumbled persimmon hands fall at my feet. They join the spent ballots that have already landed and lay trampled beneath my soles. These crowds of little martyrs give up their ghosts, singing … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Campbell

Dear Mr. Campbell: How do you say goodbye to someone when you don’t know when he is leaving? That is the new, and the real, question.

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Wrecking Ball Missive

Where do I begin? I can sit someplace and bring the inside blues and greens of the restaurant into focus. Shutting my eyes, I see the indoor palm trees as sentinels near the front door. I’ve already mentioned the wooden … Continue reading

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