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catch-22 commented on Anna Herrington's blog post Sunday Poppies ~ for OurS Peeps
"Another relative"
Jun 9
catch-22 commented on Anna Herrington's blog post Sunday Poppies ~ for OurS Peeps
"These are spectacularly lovely, Anna, thank you. I love how surreal they look, like they would be just as happy to grow in the opposite direction until they emerge, blooming, in the water flowing underneath the land but got extremely curious and…"
Jun 9
catch-22 commented on rita shibr's blog post Thank You Lorianne!
"I love evoking all the names. Daniel E Waters, I.I., Antoinette Errante, consonantsandvowels, vanesa siejo, Scarlet Sumac, SCJoy and Brassawe, bbd (the photo from New Mexico? Who had a cat named Poppy?), Amanda G, Lil Kate, Cyril the Gnome,…"
Jun 3
catch-22 commented on rita shibr's blog post Thank You Lorianne!
"A truckstop light, you’re too kind, rita, thank you.  And another thank you to lorianne. This is no small thing you accomplished here...and it’s the kind of accomplishment that continues beyond it, like annaliese was saying. I love…"
Jun 2
catch-22 commented on rita shibr's blog post What I learned from Writing a Blog = Idea Stolen from Hart
"Hello Rita! Hello annaliese! How fun to see you both and also be complicit in stealing from hart. Somehow I feel he don’t mind."
Jun 2
catch-22 commented on J.P. Hart's blog post Comment on Ascension
"came here to support this comment. james emmerling: just wanted to share some old news, for comfort’s sake - the lilacs have joined powers with the peonies and irises to hold up the sky for now. Makes for a fine day for fresh…"
May 31
catch-22 commented on lorianne's blog post For Kim... but really for Rita
"anna, amiga, hello. I saw your note earlier. wanted to come sit with you, here at lorianne's place. "
May 29
anna1liese left a comment for catch-22
"❤️"
May 28
catch-22 commented on J.P. Hart's blog post get a kick out of you
""wondering which one you are..." leaving the tear-jerkers for the finale I see. Well played, hart."
May 28
catch-22 commented on J.P. Hart's blog post Unidentified Swimmers~Way Up North
"A Doc Martins and summer dress curtsy and tip o’ the cap to you, j.p. hart, for fighting and thereby keeping the light aflame for all who come with and after you. This has been some workshop, this place and one before it. 2 clever by half is…"
May 27
catch-22 commented on J.P. Hart's blog post Unidentified Swimmers~Way Up North
"I see where Tarantino gets it."
May 27
catch-22 commented on J.P. Hart's blog post Twenty-Three Minutes
"No problema, j.p. hart.  ‘Homage to what or whom’...I’m stealin’ that one and adding ‘why’ and ‘what fer’ (depending on the audience) Anywade—here’s a translation to El Wanabi. Jose…"
May 26
catch-22 commented on J.P. Hart's blog post Twenty-Three Minutes
"Halló, Anna! Great to see you, too. Yes, many kudos to Lorianne. This space has helped me, healed me. I send Lorianne glowing appreciation for showing us how to do it, even as, especially as, this part ends. It never fails to amaze me what…"
May 25
catch-22 commented on J.P. Hart's blog post Twenty-Three Minutes
"I’ma miss this type o’ typing, amigo. Bet you’ll like this one: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3A-h7lttxO8 El Wanabi by Fiel a La Vega"
May 25
catch-22 commented on J.P. Hart's blog post Square Knotted Red Bandanna
"Sad nights are rough, even when the air is still near bursting with rain. It can be a nostalgia enhancer and we know what that does to story-telling. Red in LA mean you make bloody moves, like with Bloods...Maui Surfer will correct me if I wrong.…"
May 23
catch-22 commented on J.P. Hart's blog post Square Knotted Red Bandanna
"All is calm, hart. All is clam. Maui Surfer, that’s facts. I’m gonna keep my focus on tomatillos, bees and willow trees."
May 23

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Ode to the Cold (stolen from j.p. hart)

Posted on January 9, 2018 at 2:48pm 20 Comments

dear j,p.,

one of my students from last semester knows the artist who tags using the ‘hart’ font from my last post. These are examples of the current work of that artist. The tags on the bus stop signs are on the same block, one for each direction



such that



If you are driving/riding, the eyes catch yours as you travel up or down the avenue. …

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for j.p. hart

Posted on February 6, 2017 at 11:32am 10 Comments

This graffiti/art improved my waiting for the bus on an already sunny day. Thought you oughta know ~…

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Close Enough to Dance With

Posted on November 18, 2015 at 5:40pm 8 Comments

in dreams every time I hear this song you come close enough to dance with

leading me by leaving me out at the top of the twirl

where you are as far from me as our arms will allow

so that I feel most like flying every step closer I get back

to your body, my hand holding your shoulder again

eyes already looking to the sky

the sun seeping into his wine-stained horizon…





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Unsolicited Advice

Posted on October 3, 2015 at 2:30pm 87 Comments

Burn his body back to ash and bone

Wait for a perfectly windy day to throw

What's left of his teeth clicking dusty gossip

Over bean fields curving under high summer sky



The red wooden fence on his land lived an enviable life

An impartial mediator between two perfectly worn running lanes

Arabian stallion against country collie every evening

Dirt packed as hard as beating hearts

A bedroom window, its brave face

Always heard… Continue

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At 9:49pm on May 28, 2019, anna1liese said…

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