Category Archives: Aphorephemera

February Haiku

Snow piled to the eaves— now who complains we don’t live amidst abundance?

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The Buddha on Laundry

Every sock you wash only steals from dogs one more whiff of nirvana

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Aphorephemera

Buddha’d claim fragrance defines the rose no more than the thorn—I’d rather bleed for a sniff of a rose than wade through Buddha’s bullshit

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How To Write a Fucking Poem

How To Write a Fucking Poem Pull it out of abstract, seat it deep in your palms— soiled lines or no—coax it into fullness (it’s good, though, if you do this by yourself at home first—and it’s best to continue … Continue reading

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“right basal ganglia of nude mouse brain”

is a search term that brought someone to my blog today.

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