Poems

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121.
No Tracks In The Great Void
Larry Yeury waddled into the Teacher’s Center
unable to actually lift each foot from the floor
flopped into a chair
and launched into an immeasurable pumpernickel bagel.
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122.
Spiritual Entanglement
As soon as I landed in the Teacher’s Center
I said, “Anthony, I heard stories.”
“What stories, Bernstein.”
“The Blue Babies, you’re giving ‘em away,
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123.
High Above The Treacherous And Shifting Ground
Tom Maguire never felt at home
on the spot where he stood
until his final attempt at flight
huddled in a pool of blood without deliverance.
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124.
Night Drifted Through Heaps Of White Stars
spilling into space where a billion light years
yearned for understanding
but not possible, the tender mind
too fragile to witness even ordinary death
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125.
For Julia Dulon
One my students at Berriman Junior HS
dead now, no chance for her childish dreams
ever to unfold or fail
a drunk in a demon car
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126.
Being At One Time Defeated
I descended into the pit with Caligula
while my hero the Dalai Lama
serenely watched men
sawn in half
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127.
Trapped In The Elevator With Ella Mae Moskowitz
and Harry Feldman, two hours already
“Help is on the way, ” said Bob Bonaparte
assistant custodian at Spinoza HS.
Harry repeating for the third time, “Go help the poor
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128.
Almost An Illustrious Author
“Bernstein, I envy you, ”
said Moses Aaron Ginsberg
having gone from
a hundred eighty pounds
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129.
Profoundly Skilled In Agony
At 52 Minnie Weiss needed love
to be loved
perhaps more than any woman
I’d ever known
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130.
Again Doom
and I didn’t want it, to be close
afterwards unable to escape bad dreams
and the immense sadness of olives
as she stuffed them tightly into the plastic container
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