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Daily Archives: June 25, 2018

No more reliable lemon drops in London, The lemon trees—all gone. Next will be ginger ale, The frail root rotted. The lime trees? Shot. Some onion-paper men all in a dither Over freeze-dried pastries preserving The flavor of sweet cream and butter. Whoever they are who dig up Our future cities find feathers At the museum. —Michael Dickel © poem and cover art, 1994 From: Breakfast at the End of Capitalism by Locofo… Read More

“If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees.” Rainer Maria Rilke, Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God Notes: I am formally affiliated with The BeZine (bardogroup@gmail.com) and The Poet by Day (thepoetbyday@gmail.com). Read guidelines below for The BeZine before submitting.  The Poet by Day is by invitation only except for participation in The Poet by Day/Wednesday Writing Prompt or if you have news for Sunday Announcements…. Read More