Janice was a naughty girl.
Often, she would hide in her pea patch and not come home when her mother called. Her mother would call and call, but Janice would not come home because Janice loved to hear her mother call and call.
Nadine had always known her Fluevog boots were sturdy. She didn’t realize how sturdy, until Jasper hit the cobblestones of the Jeanne D’Arc courtyard like a sack of wet potatoes. She rarely got a clean knockout, with a single roundhouse kick.
Fluevogs: fashionable yet functional.
The problem with Boomers isn’t that they’re Boomers. The problem is that they’re human — all too human.
Take Professor Johnson, for example.
The most remarkable thing about Lindsay was that she was so very unremarkable.
She kept, however, a terrible secret.
She had been chosen. She knew not for what, by whom, or why. She knew only that she had been chosen.
1. four four through it all.
look it’s there to be hard
so what if it is that there is no place to break so smooth or run ragged over it all
so more to it than forever sum equals parts in irregular equations
soon too so lay it here one plus one plus capriciously covered in folds of mourning lace
for causes seen untold and forgotten
liken it to the replay of the loss of sense
shed it all in the repetition of time
it’s here if you look want what you can get with it all.
This is weird enough to warrant explanation.
I recorded the eighteen poems of my collection, Sounding the Tongue, in one Garage Band file.
This is the sound of all eighteen recordings played at the same. Not quite sound poetry but a sound of poetry.
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18. memorial - Sounding the Tongue.
17. preservation - Sounding the Tongue.
16. watermark - Sounding the Tongue.
15. shoulder of the night - Sounding the Tongue.
14. blind river - Sounding the Tongue.
13. weigh of the moment - Sounding the Tongue.
12. one and one in two - Sounding the Tongue.
11. my depth measures - Sounding the Tongue.
10. warm belly mine - Sounding the Tongue.
9. native whore - Sounding the Tongue.
8. sweet fantasy girl - Sounding the Tongue.
7. spirit to flood - Sounding the Tongue
6. the kiss - Sounding the Tongue
5. mine is more - Sounding the Tongue
4. inside feel - Sounding the Tongue
3. Creature Comfort - Sounding the Tongue
2. in a moment - Sounding the Tongue
1. four four through it all - Sounding The Tongue