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Thursday, March 26, 2015 10:01pmHelmet and rifle, pack and overcoat Marched through a forest. Somewhere up ahead Guns thudded. Like the circle of a throat The night on every side was turning red. They halted and they dug. They sank like moles Into the clammy earth between the trees. And soon the sentries, standing in their holes, Felt the... Read more »
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 10:01pmIt is as true as Caesar’s name was Kaiser That no economist was ever wiser (Though prodigal himself and a despiser Of capital and calling thrift a miser). And when we get too far apart in wealth, ’Twas his idea that for the public health, So that the poor won’t have to steal by stealth,... Read more »
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 10:01pmHad I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half-light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because... Read more »
Monday, March 23, 2015 10:01pmDriving a cardboard automobile without a license at the turn of the century my father ran into my mother on a fun-ride at Coney Island having spied each other eating in a French boardinghouse nearby And having decided right there and then that she was for him entirely he followed her into the playland of... Read more »
Sunday, March 22, 2015 10:01pmacross from the gas station a bus stopped every ten minutes under the blue streetlight and discharged a single passenger. Never more than one. A one-armed man with a cane. A girl in red leather. A security guard carrying his lunch box. They stepped into the light, looked left, then right, and disappeared. Otherwise, the... Read more »