Monthly Archives: June 2008

Quivering in the dark

We can sympathize with the tribes. When the government came in dammed the river for a power plant and re-routed the shipping channel away from us took homes, businesses drydock jobs shipping jobs even graveyards to make it work, we … Continue reading

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audience

Stand in front of four hundred mostly strangers there for something else and be cool. Monopolize them with my words and demeanour and backed by fifty musicians It was the fifty who carried it off maybe my giant failures were … Continue reading

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loss

So often have we faced a loss: perhaps a favorite doll disappeared during a play date a wagon vanished overnight from the front yard a pair of glasses but not the book a wallet from a locked hotel room an … Continue reading

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