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Laurie MacDiarmid
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"I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world..."
"I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world..."

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So, like, yeah. I'm done! In more ways than one...

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Poem a day 2015: The last one! 30!
How It Unravels You come home from a trip to find the dog's mouth is bleeding and it won't stop. A pile of papers grows like moss from the dining and kitchen tables, then a cluster of jackets appears as suddenly as mushrooms after a storm over the chairs, a...

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Poem a day 2015: 29
The Poem Won't Write Itself, you know, so you're going to have to do some work. but first, eat that dark chocolate you've got stashed in your desk. feel better? good. why not start with some invention work? you know -- a freewrite or something. and time it....

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Harder and harder to get the poetry engine  started...

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Poem a day 2015:28
We're Back in Town And the air is crisp clean and clear and cold as if it's been waiting for us to fly back over the mountains with the night on our tail and land here where the maples have budded in our absence green lacy puffs over the roads as if trying ...

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What are you afraid of?

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Poem a day 2015: 27
Fears All those lives pressing up against me in the market place, unknown faces and bodies hiding a thousand thousand stories I will never know, some of them dark with molasses hate The roads unwinding in front of me path after path leading perhaps in the w...

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Urgh. Getting older is the pits.

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Poem a day 2015: 26
Slow Burn For months now a muscle in my right buttock has been burning, a deep hot paralyzing fire that drills down into my soul and scoops sips of it out until I feel flat as the devil a paper woman in a muscular conflagration Hell on broken wheels limping...
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