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  • Written by HaroHalola
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"1st Place Winner of the Open Community Poetry Contest for the period October-December, 2010. Read the full interview with Mr. Mantel here"--ed.

 

Read me
after
you
won't wanna Read
just anyone
&
the anyone
you Read
you'll get

Cacoethes Scribendi

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  • Written by Uniquely...Disfunctional
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I am what I am

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"Runner-up in the Open Community Poetry Contest for the period October-December, 2010"-ed.

 

 

From the nipple to the cigarette

From the bottle to the beer

From the garbled bubbles of infant communication-

To the loud vulgar words that spew today.

I am what I am.

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  • Written by Tsnclr
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The Lightning

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originally published 2010

 

Stubb Earle’s got his strawberries again in Eden so we packed the freezer full of the perfect fruit, each small ruby bursting its sparks of sugar tart sweet, crimson blood juices over hands and faces.

The baby is soaked in rosy dribbles and laughing for more with joyful shrieks of strawbabies.

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  • Written by anonymous contributors
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public swim

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originally published 2010

 

Public swim session at the community pool

Azure liquid thinned by pee and drool

Beckons a dinky passerby

Choked by grot collar

And ‘can I help you’ tie

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  • Written by anthonyliccione
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Spoon and Fork

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originally published 2011

 

While yet married to a dish
the spoon ran off with the fork
to elope into a knife
cut-throat marriage-
going feeding porkishly
at Las Vegas buffets
and drinking glass
after glass martinis and wine-
gambling the night away.

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