Todd Garland Poems

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Poems

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Poems are daemons to exorcized—
things without names, unthings named.
Poems lurk in primordial sea— the deathmute
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2.
Boys Dream

Sleep’s statistical clutters quicken
desiderata of schedules wanting—
hegemony from standings trumpeting
triumph and trophy consummating…
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The Arrogance Of Love …. An Imperfect Sonnet

I will drink to the arrogant bastard.
I will drink to the cock who gets plastered.
And I would binge with the impudent few,
Who dine of the deli... and the sewer too.
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4.
Ron Runs Here

mollify
light ignite
hunger moon
all is night
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5.
Five Folded Fluno

What if my name was Marco Fluno?
What if I drank a flagon of ouzo?
What if I flew to the moon’s o’Juno?
Would you go with me then?
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6.
Beds

Abed, waterbed, childbed, seabed,
sickbed, riverbed, roadbed, streambed,
hotbed, flatbed, featherbed, deathbed,
daybed, trundle bed, embed, test bed,
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7.
Frequentings

Haunted…floor frequented,
my mother is dying...
alone all by herself.
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8.
Extreme Ursine Unction

A stony eve at the Bedlam Ball,
An ursine scene entrancing,
As all about the charnel hall
The bears they were a dancing.
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9.
Thanks

When we who dream in subtle greens,
awaken to the black of things—
a smile upon a faceted mask,
cries within the simple breast.
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10.
Winter

Winter is a frisky steed,
gusting frosty breath.
Winter is the ancient oak,
knowing more than men.
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