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Poem 342 – I Burned My Tongue & YIN Link & Open House tonight!

I Burned My Tongue hot gravy oozing over meatscorched the centrenow it’s rough with tender pain sometimes hunger does that –brings a biting, hasty excitementscarring a song of sorenesson a body part for further harkening I roll my tongue under myfront teeth, try to lift the tantrummed tissuewill my speech be different today –smouldering in… Continue reading Poem 342 – I Burned My Tongue & YIN Link & Open House tonight!

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Poem 341-Octopus & Gertrude’s Writing Room Open House #shoplocal

Octopus Today I Am Octopus8-Limbed3-HeartedBlue-blooded Water AlienGliding Across Ground Above & Below Such Suction-Heavy Solitary Living IsSoul Saturation Under The InfluenceOf Moon & Her Feisty Phases I Do Not Digress Rather Spread MyTenacious Tentacles & Embrace TheCurrent Of My Ink-Brimming Brain Today I Am OctopusI Do Not Wait For DreamsWhen I Can Hold 8 At… Continue reading Poem 341-Octopus & Gertrude’s Writing Room Open House #shoplocal

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Poem 340 Twenty-first Century Alternatives to the Opening Line of Mrs Dalloway

Twenty-first Century Alternatives to the Opening Line of Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf Mrs Dalloway said she would buy the batteries (for her vibrator) herself.Mrs Dalloway said they would attend the protest themself.Mrs Dalloway said he would cook dinner himself.Mrs Dalloway said she would get the vaccination herself.Mrs Dalloway said they would judge the case… Continue reading Poem 340 Twenty-first Century Alternatives to the Opening Line of Mrs Dalloway