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  • Written by Brandon_Hennen
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post-mortem

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post-mortem depression coming on again
like a fly splattered against the windshield/
no surprise/ a moment of stasis/ unending nothingness/
and then truth/ bewildered i find myself in some
dive bar/ a gay guy buys me drinks and i don't refuse/
his yapping subsides to the bad radio music bleedng
out the bottom of the

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untitled

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20 below outside and 10 above
inside with not much happening
and not much to happen.
  no beer. no liquor. no wine.
my last pack of cigarettes have
already left its black mark on my
lungs. a few pennies but not a dime
or nickle to my name.
  just lou reed on the

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spider and fly

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through a crack in the ceiling
it poured onto the bed.
like a stream that flows from
an open vein it shot you in the head.
   you lay naked bold
open to the possibilities
your womanhood exposed
   bare. raw.
alive with anticipation.
caution from distrust.
your shield on the

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  • Written by Joshua Hennen
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Steely Blue Sea

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A Sketch

for Jennifer
(whose eyes are baby-blue with a slight circle of yellow around the pupil)

I decided to embark on a skiff *
     to skim the surface of steely-blue eyes.
A vessel well suited for the task
     maneuverable I could look over-side.
“I can put an oar in

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  • Written by Joshua Hennen
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The Druidic Priestess

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The druidic priestess
     haunts my visions of the night
like yonder succubus
     a terrifying delight!

The once and future Queen
     preceded Arthur of old
visiting my dreams
     and causing outward cold.

By inner warmth subdued
     I

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