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Poetry-Friendly Bookstore [words] Bookstore New Jersey
Colony Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway New Jersey
Conference William Paterson University Writer's Conference New Jersey
Landmark The Walt Whitman House New Jersey
Poetry-Friendly Bookstore The Town Book Store New Jersey
The Prism New Jersey
Literary Organization The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College New Jersey
Literary Magazine The Nassau Literary Review New Jersey
Poetry-Friendly Bookstore The Cranbury Bookworm New Jersey
Reading Series The College of New Jersey Visiting Writer’s Series New Jersey

poems

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I sit by the window and watch a great mythological bird go down in flames. In fact, it’s a kite the neighborhood troublemaker has set on fire. Twenty-one and still living at home, deciding when to cut through a screen and chop us into little pieces. “He wouldn’t hurt a fly,” his mother would say, as they packed our

poem
It's the fern beyond the wind, the classic
Eruptions.  Night is a funnel that is overcome.
Violence of signs beyond the pale. Stasis
Has its own way, the hard work, the violence. 
Convalesce, convalesce in the green green
World, in which you could hardly walk,
But that was before, before life set its rhythms
In