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Citizen Under Suicide Watch

Posted on October 13, 2013 at 1:33am 3 Comments


Nothing I do is good enough for you

I hate myself

Wipe the table clean with tears and tissue

All I am…


I'm Always A Little Afraid In The Beginning

Posted on September 14, 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

Bottom line, you get me off

Fall short of that,

You are useless,



“Men are so needy,” she said

I swirl spoon in watery broth

Sit speechless

Silently wonder what she meant


The deal is,

I don’t understand the…


She Seduced Me, Then Punished Me For Being Seduced

Posted on August 21, 2013 at 12:46pm 0 Comments

There are things I don’t want to talk about

Her destructiveness, my destructiveness

The nature of destruction

To surrender, allow, withstand

Her beautiful soft eyes looking off

The force of her scorn

There are things I never imagined

Endless Nights, Endless Days, Or, A Flying Fuck

Posted on August 18, 2013 at 8:18am 0 Comments

Secretly believing someone is watching

And will benevolently arrive, relieve the pain

When planets collide, lots of stuff goes awry

Every breath you take implicates you deeper

The constant cry of babies being born

Expect monsters worse than you can conceive

There is a dark alley deep in hell


Where strangers go

She was swallowing a horse who

Stomped its hooves

Kicked her in stomach pregnant with you

As soon…


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At 2:25pm on December 15, 2012, kent kelley said…
dido my brother...lol
At 2:46pm on November 30, 2012, Rita Shibr said…

Hi Michael 

Good to see you posting again! hope you open comments once in awhile so I can send

along thoughts!


At 2:22pm on November 29, 2012, MarkinKentuckiana said…

Glad to see you here Michael!

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#neveragain is the name

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From Moment to Movement

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Pig Roast

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Fascism comes to America

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A Sunset Soliloquy

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Hey, Jose, Send Love Our Way!

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The Politics of Stupid

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... And Justice For All METALLICA

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