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there’s tiny little sparks all around, like i’m walking through the eighth-electro-plasma-ocean of the ninth dimension

you wouldn’t think i’d be walking through a blizzard when i took this picture, but i sure was. it’s been going on for a while. day or night, clear or cloudy sky, it doesn’t matter. it’s sortalike strolling through tiny, … Continue reading

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sometimes i feel like a nucular accident

i owed beachtime to maxx. i worked in the house all day trying to feel at home in my own space. this is not the same as when i’m not feeling, “at home” in my own skin or “at home” … Continue reading

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augie’s wake – a christmas story for the bushwick book club

the Guarino home – and this is only part of it; Augie Maurello died three days after Thanksgiving, 1988. He was found beneath an Otis elevator car, the kind they have in high-rise buildings on the upper-east-side with a 2500 … Continue reading

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slow-motion, like what i see in my head at times

…or in a movie directed by ridley scott..or when young lovers reunite in a 1970’s romance film…or what happens when someone puts a gun to your head. (just for the record; i did experience the last thing mentioned not once … Continue reading

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how much nothing do i have left?

the title of this note came to me for a number of reasons. it might have more to do with a sense of tedium, unsure if it’s physical, emotional or spiritual. maybe it’s a combination of these, mixed in with … Continue reading

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bud i digress…

writing has become a foreign matter. the events in new york city have crystallized since going there a couple of weeks ago. the 99% have made it clear that there isn’t a political co-opting available for either party. someone’s gotta … Continue reading

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from the harvest moon

i took maxx to fort tilden for the first time since hurricane sunday, the day of the divine lightbulb. it would be legit for maxx to frolic on the tan, grey and black sands of its glorious beach as the … Continue reading

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square

i had the best slice of pizza in decades. of course, it probably had more to do with my frame of mind, but it was a fresh-out-of-the-oven sicilian corner square – …from tony’s of graham avenue. the crust was…perfect…brilliant, but … Continue reading

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just lucky enough to be a notion

buddy’s back on the cable box seeking warmth. it feels like, what?…sixty-five degrees? the gray, cool damp wafts into the loft to my right at the open window that leads to the fire escape. in all my time here, i … Continue reading

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weasel season – the artist’s way – an opinion.

dragging myself from bed, an overwhelming need to shower overcame me. rather than “loll-around” on a day that nothing was going to be a big-part of my future hours, something connected to my half-century of cultural information culled from my … Continue reading

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