Art

Eleven (11) Haiku – Homeless

My face is an un-
welcome mat, urging you to
wipe your eyes elsewhere.

Death masquerades as
a CAUTION tape finish line,
fooling everyone.

In this city, we
stomp across acne’d concrete,
feigning importance.

Floating face down in
the mainstream—these people don’t
even know they’re dead.

Punitive sadness
like a blowup doll orbiting
your lonely heart.

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Amerikan Kodokushi – Myra Glass

Woke up to the void of an empty parking lot
Car filled with useless shit
Styrofoam cups, expelled aerosol cans and a single breathing corpse

  Wrists cut, lava overflows, leaving the man drained

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All Japan Super Poem – David Lohrey

Kabuki Lessons 

 

It must be thrilling to know 
Girls used to be so full of doubt but now they say,
“Sure, I’m sure.” I say 1970, she says Nixon bombed Cambodia.
When I was a kid, I found a brontosaurus under my corn flakes.
Today I get all of world history at the end of my tootsie pop. 

The bodies,

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Four Experimental Poems – Parasite Hermit

Experimental Poem #1

 

Razor-sharp tip of the foray
Spearheaded by the Hellishly hot tip of wrath
But sober, us divide the burnt pieces of tangerine peel
The utterance of prickly patterns on our mutual spaces
It’s an accentuated marriage in heaven
It’s the vibrations of the penance of titans
It’s the parallelism of commitment that gets tangled
It’s the hermit torturing itself to death
The boychild of the clan is crushed in the mill
The militia garners the cold for us
The wraiths offer us air,

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