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POEM: tonight I miss New York

tonight I miss New York tonight I miss New York so bad it makes my stomach hurt I long for it like the tan stuffed dog I had when I was a little boy I want to take New York … Continue reading

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POEM: Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day the shades are down though the day is overcast Josh White is singing “House Of The Rising Sun” warm vinyl suffusing the air with honey-scented blues one boy is on the couch napping cat above him the other … Continue reading

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POEM: late at night, from a cold sidewalk

late at night, from a cold sidewalk through the window of a crowded bar laughers crammed shoulder to shoulder a hand in the back pocket of a lover’s jeans a man’s face as he sets a scene for a friend … Continue reading

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POEM: Smallman & 21st

Smallman & 21st she said nobody had ever kissed her on a street corner right out in public that seemed like a damn shame so I kissed her / / / Jason Crane 7 February 2015 Oak Street

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POEM: if tonight were the last night

if tonight were the last night if tonight were the last night you are the one I’d want to be with if the waters were rising I’d reach for your hand pull you close if the moon fell to the … Continue reading

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POEM: the memory hole (for Bishop Desmond Tutu)

the memory hole (for Bishop Desmond Tutu) Twice this week I talked to people who didn’t know Bishop Desmond Tutu. The small giant with the impish laugh who strode across the landscape of my high school years, my classmates & … Continue reading

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