r james sterzinger

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English major dropout. Writing off and on for 30yrs. bibliophile. Earliest influence was Robert Frost and Carl Sandburg. Eventually wandered into Beat and Li Po- Han Shan territory. Now I am back to Robert Frost and poets like Robert Lowell and Frederick Seidel, and Bill Holm, and Jim Harrison. as well as the poetry of Reynolds Price, who is my favorite writer, though my style is more Bukowski ... more »

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I Wanna Touch God

i wanna
touch god
where he lives
if it's silence
or vibration.

i wanna reach
out to see
if he is real.
like when you
skin a knee
or break a beer
bottle on the side
walk and hear it
smash.

i wanna smell god
like the sun when it's
hot and yellow.

i wanna see god
like emptiness.
that rainbow moment
when something means something:
when the east is pitchblack
and the western sky
is just right.
yeah!
like a rainbow.

i wanna touch god
feel him
like bactine in
a cut.
i wanna feel him, ...

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