not my barn, leave me alone

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it’s been a while
since the old days got dogged by death
 guitar strings flappin the car door
leavin scratches at a 120 miles ph

“fast,” you yelled, “round the curve!”
girls hair kickin their clasps, ponytails spraying
 doom doom doom doom doom
it’s been a while since we rubbered the wheels unto the curb
hitting barns and chickens in the field




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other days occur

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in the green pasture below the
wet clouds stands the small bugs
catching the gray drops while
the dirty news captures violent
crimes, images they capture with
their new equipment

but it’s not always rainy in the
green pasture. other days occur
sun-soaked for the prosperity of wild
flowers




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megatropolis

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megatropolis crump down hard upon
the garden, and smearing
blood and guts along the ally streets and
the main roads freshly warmed from
the millions of city busy good driving back and forth all
day long

the megatropolis is fracturing the building
using it’s left and wreaking havoc on
the buildings it stomps
breaking
glasses and chairs and doors and
buildings in general, and whipping it’s
tail undercutting the steel skyscrapers elec-
trically lit so nicely at night, metal shards everywhere, bright
orange lava flowing too, and girls
in bikinis dancing with hoola hoops




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fun diddy , planes , and song

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the lack of oxygen caused
everyone to feel remorseful
on the descending plane
everyone is saying “I’m
sorry for this” that or whatnot

the air got thicker before
they crashed and they all became
regretful, several were regretful
that they had been subjected to a remorse
ful stage at all

the owner of the cabin braced
for the sound of the crash
He drinks whiskey when he watches
the monitors trace the arcs of the sky
but today he was actually at the
airport on the runway observation deck drinking

the plane was saved and everyone
felt enthusiastic and guarded
Even the extroverts stayed quiet
at the expression-level of smile,
hugging people at the baggage claim




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shoot, man, I know a lot of famous people

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I grew up with Al Pacino !
in a western village in southern Florida,
right off the panhandle border with Georgia,

and me and Buddy Baker are always getting
our hair cut together. Buddy’s insisting to the
barber to always use my style as a template for his own hair.

That’s about it really.    … (?) …     actually:

in El Paso, Tx back in 1964, Robin Williams and I
befriended one another for that one summer. He was already
funny.

and Dick Wolf, producer of Law and Order, worked on
a screenplay with me in Mrs. Phillips’ 3rd grade
social studies class. To be honest, if you wanna know,
he didn’t really have the touch yet, but he had a
good work ethic;

Leonard Nemoy came over to my house a couple
of times,

Sandra Bullock – this is pretty kool – and her date
and I and my date doubled for our high school prom.
Her boyfriend was not very polite to her. So after the
dance me and Sandra did it in my truck, and uploaded
the pictures to wikipedia. Search for ‘Sandra Bullock prom’.

I can’t think of anymore.




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worn down and heading home

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heaven bade the frogs’ grassy
reeds  gricked to the light amongst
heat,  dry humid my mudded boots sweat
and orderly step impressions into
the wetlands

benzene and ozone and kerosene
the gases
are baking
the flies and
the insects, the
place where the
stagnant water dragonflies
land and walk and impress
you and I, the top of the soil
and the air

forthcoming a path pudge so barely
itself a mark at treeline, I swat
I step I sink I swat, and it’s shade
into me I thank the lord and breath




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guitar track … fidgety – 05_27_15 – 20412424

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this is a jazz/classical piece … some key changes and bad notes make it difficult to listen to, but guitar players might find it interesting




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