Monthly Archives: March 2012

How I Got Hooked

Thirty years ago, one night spent Huddled with a hushed TV To soak up contraband excitement Hooked me: Georgetown-UNC As underclassmen, Mids were not Allowed TVs in Bancroft Hall So if the six of us got caught It meant demerits … Continue reading

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T.G. I’m Finished

Mr. Friday Celebrator’s Jazzed! He’s hyped! He’s stoked! He’s wired! Half a Costco pizza later: Crashing…wiped. Oh, man, so tired.

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More Better Wordness

More better wordness is goodly, I guess. Ask me how come and I’ll replicate, Yes! Swell talkers wallow in happy retort So projectulate words from your tongue! It’s a sport!

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Hunger Games

She rests on my chest when I wake in the gloom. She’s there by the stair when I exit my room. I grope for the light in the bathroom– Hello! Could you hop off the pot, please? It’s my turn … Continue reading

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F.Y.F.T.

Bicentennial Year! We wore red, white and blue And the Statue of Liberty discoed! (Not true.) Somehow 76, ever since, in my mind Means 200 years old, which today I just find Disconcerting: My father turned 40 that year And … Continue reading

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Why-ku

How come every time I think, “I’ll stay in tonight,” I’ve run out of food? Laundry day again! I washed seven pairs of socks, Got back five point five. 96 percent? Watched recorded shows all night… Now it’s 98. 1, … Continue reading

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Henning’s Castle

Casa di amore e musica Atop the forty-third (or -second) stair Volti della mia famiglia Enliven every surface, fill the air With love and music, past and yet-to-be Stories painted, written, told and read Anche se vorrei che tu fossi … Continue reading

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