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haiku (stone #55)

trudge trudge trudge slip trudge trudge trudge slip trudge: Albany blizzard

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Call for government response, in rhyme

A classic Burma-Shave sign poem From today’s Albany Times-Union: Greenfield residents use touch of humor to push town for road repairs By DENNIS YUSKO, Staff writer First published: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 GREENFIELD — Denton Road residents have adopted an … Continue reading

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Live from the Living Room

Jan Marin Tramontano For the third time in as many weeks, I went to a poetry open mic last night. This one was the Live from the Living Room reading at the Capital District Gay & Lesbian Community Center on … Continue reading

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Me at Albany Poets Presents

Last night I went to the Albany Poets Presents open mic at Valentine’s here in Albany. A recording of that reading is now available at AlbanyPoets.com. My section starts about 9:45 into the recording, but I encourage you to listen … Continue reading

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POEM: Robby Burns’s Hat

Here’s my contribution to the memory of Monday. For more, read Dan Wilcox’s Birthday Poem, 2009 and his write-up of the event. Robby Burns’s Hat Crusty snow beneath our boots as we watch a limber young poet scamper atop the … Continue reading

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My first poetry reading in 15 years

Back in the early 90s, I wrote and performed a lot of poetry. It was all very specific to its time and place. Looking back on it, it was mostly crap. In recent years, I’ve started writing again. In fact, … Continue reading

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