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The Station

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Homecoming

a poem about finding yourself.

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This Thing

A poem about the rawness and openness of a new love affair.  I will upload a better recording later.  The music performed is by a young artist named Chaz Prymek.  You really should check him out.

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Summer 1968

Poem about my childhood.

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Harpo

This is a poem wrote for Harpo Marx.  I always loved him as a kid.  He was an avid croquette player and had a beautiful singing voice. 

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Cienfuegos Cigar Company

This is an older poem that was written when I learned that women who rolled cigars would hire a man to read to them why they were rolling.  I loved the image and the poem started there.  I also like the title, because cienfuegos is translated as a hundred fires.  Enjoy.

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Dominga Corazon

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Banvard's Folly

 

Originally Published in Juked

Banvard's Folly

by c.a. leibow
"Does anyone still want to go with me into a panorama?"
                                                —Max Brod

The sun floats down river

Resti...

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