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An Open Letter…

Transmitted on Thursday, June, 18th, 2009 in Heroes & Myth , New Stuff , Poetry , Wonder Woman

An Open Letter to Up and Coming World-Savers
(Wonder Woman)

We all know the keys to our own transformations:
the secluded phone booths, the darkened caves,
the candlesticks that open the secret changing room
in the library, the magic words that conjure lightning,

and on and on.  We’ve all created our methods
of shedding self in favor of  Freud’s superego. Dive deeper…

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Pax Romana

Transmitted on Thursday, June, 18th, 2009 in Heroes & Myth , New Stuff , Poetry , Wonder Woman

Pax Romana
(Wonder Woman)

A boy, no more than twelve,
chanted, through shuttered eyes,
something about freedom from tyrants,
a government in homage of its people.

I hardly heard him over the howling
crowd, the firecracker gunfire, the Molotov
cocktails washing down in hot, smooth
arcs across the red-bricked square.
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From Death Row, an Interview with a Wolf:

Transmitted on Monday, April, 13th, 2009 in Heroes & Myth , Poetry

From Death Row, an Interview with a Wolf:
(Interviewer’s Notes:  He stares at his hands as he speaks.  His eyes
are sunken.  Said it was insomnia, nights without peace,
that brought him to me.)
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Young Man: In Reference to that Final Act of Villainy—Death

Transmitted on Monday, April, 13th, 2009 in Heroes & Myth , Poetry

Young Man: In Reference to that Final Act of Villainy—Death

The affair of night running began as an escape
from the angry arms of a disgruntled July
in which the fields dried to brown chalk
and death hung in the trees, waiting.
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