Category Archives: anxiety

Starry Night Over Ho’olehua

Just when the world gets too heavy pound after pound after pound piling up until its too much I step out into the meadow and look up and every star twinkles, billions upon billions upon billions beyond what we can … Continue reading

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Mountains & Oceans

The weight starts adding up the moment the lights go out and dreamland arrives, the weight piles up minute by minute hour by hour pound by pound, until around the time the sun rises until around the time the roosters … Continue reading

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chicken-scratch

old noteboks fill boxes in a cold New England basement with chicken-scratch poetry from a time of insanity and its aftermath you know, stories about taking the wrong path about drowning and letting go of the precious life raft. Nightmares … Continue reading

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Olive Tree

daylight fading into evening shade tree branches swaying old record played on repeat no street lights here nothing to fear but aching feet and tired eyes havent cried in too long the records skipping mid-song just as I started singing … Continue reading

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Ala Moana

Looking down at the street below from this 14th floor hotel window I see the sidewalk where my family sleeps if God is real I hope it weeps for what society has become we don’t see our sister just another … Continue reading

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stand-up guy

no one thinks I’m funny and I’m running out of money telling jokes in this dive and I can’t take 9-to-5 only 5 people in here drinking fifty cent draught beer and no one laughs or cheers just shoot shit … Continue reading

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Daily Memories

so, it’s Memorial Day sales again and I remember when Cub Scout packs would take up the back of the parade and families would struggle to find shade along Main Street in late May with temperatures rising we shuffled our … Continue reading

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