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Poetic Interlude: Special Announcement

I’m thrilled to announce that my first published poem, “Tract Home Take Down” has found a home in the debut issue of Angels Flight • literary west, a new magazine dedicated to celebrating the complex realities of Los Angeles and the artists who live and work here.

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Poetic Interlude: Imminent Deluge

Iridescent clouds cresting mountaintops

Made ominous

Simile defiant

Drifting ever toward

Dissipation

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Poetic Interlude: Anticipation

pomegranate above window

Anticipation

Pomegranate ripening

High and rosy out the window

Promising the coming Fall

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Poetic Interlude: On Guilt

Guilt, whatever

its pigmentation

or lack thereof

Cannot heal wounds

of any depth

Does not pay bills

accumulating

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The Romance of Gratuity

The following poem was inspired by a recent episode of Pop Culture Happy Hour.

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doorknob

door-jam

dresser

bedpost

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