Category Archives: My poems

HAIKU: 25 February 2018

feet sore from walking back sweaty from early warmth jump in shower — ah! / / / Jason Crane 25 February 2015 State College PA I go through periods of reading and writing haiku. I’ve done it ever since I … Continue reading

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POEM: Peter, George, John, Joseph, Silas, Henry and Tom

Peter, George, John, Joseph, Silas, Henry and Tom pop!pop!pop! Pinkerton rifles filling the air with smoke & screams & blood pop!pop!pop! men of iron & steel men of flesh & bone pop!pop!pop! the ground soaks up the evidence the birds … Continue reading

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POEM: the bodhisattva of Prospect Ave (all praise to Jah)

the bodhisattva of Hamilton Ave (all praise to Jah)* briskly walking (trying to get back in some sort of shape) I spotted the bodhisattva beneath a bush the moss covering him like a robe the leaves surrounding him like an … Continue reading

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POEM: types of showers

types of showers type #45: after you work up a sweat at the gym type #7: on a cold winter morning when the fire has died down type #86: with your lover, in which you wash each other type #86b: … Continue reading

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POEM: particle & wave

particle & wave peel back the flesh over the sternum, then slowly separate the ribs there in the center is the light, both particle & wave the light will spill into the room, but that’s to be expected reach your … Continue reading

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POEM: “we have the permission of the hunger of the people”

“we have the permission of the hunger of the people” we began to prepare food in this neglected building the work of our hands in service of the people we love the wind had left us little, carried away so … Continue reading

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