Dailies 12/5/16: house dresses, sneaky deer, New Jersey, & feeling purposeful




Figure of the Buck – Julie Funderburk 

Think of a buck
within city limits, surrounded by houses,
blocked in by commuter roads.

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New Jersey – Craig Morgan Teicher

I was afraid the past would catch up with me,
would find this new house too like the scarred
old childhood home. But it hasn’t yet. A tree
casts soft and gentle shade over our green yard.

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Think and Do – Ron Padgett

I always have to be doing something, accomplishing some-
thing, fixing something, going somewhere, feeling purposeful,

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Your Mother Wears a House Dress – Joseph O. Legaspi 


If your house
is a dress
it’ll fit like
Los Angeles
red sun

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