Category Archives: Travel

POEM: reenlisting

reenlisting for Owen I didn’t go home after the war, instead — rucksack slung over my shoulder ashamed of who I’d become & of who I’d left behind — I wandered for years winding a course through scrubland surviving on … 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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PHOTO: 99 South, near Altoona, PA

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POEM: nighttime at the Candlewood Suites

nighttime at the Candlewood Suites here in this bounded collection of beige halls where the men with salt-&-pepper mustaches walk slowly in their Steelers jackets toward numbered metal doors like monastic cells stuccoed walls & half-used bulletin boards with notices … Continue reading

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POEM: travelogue

travelogue for Irene Delaware: looking through the fake plastic clock with its fake plastic workings ooohing & aaahing at the insides of books Bellefonte: crammed in the back of a distillery new & old friends still stuffed from a fabulous … Continue reading

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Closed On Sunday (Martinsburg & Huntingdon)

I took a hundred-mile ride today in the company of my pal Wiggus, who rides a sweet Triumph motorcycle with a much bigger engine than Zaphod’s. I didn’t ask him, when it was all said and done, how much slower … Continue reading

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