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Buk Reading Bukowski write about cats is like punching a hole in a giant bag tied around the world by those who do not know but still must classify categorize and kill things of beauty Reading Bukowski write about writing … Continue reading

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Nashville Haikus

Recently I was reading some Alan Watts (Zen and the Beat Way), and was struck by his analysis of haiku poetry. He wrote “by the seventeenth century the Japanese Zen Masters had brought ‘wordless’ poetry to perfection in the haiku, … Continue reading

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Here’s a brand new one, folks, for your immediate pleasure.  Enjoy. Memory is like a dream and dreams are like memories chasing you through your days changing shape filling holes until you wake up a different person than the day … Continue reading

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Bird Watch

Working on a new collection of poems, hope to be out in 2018.  This will be in it. Bird Watch On the bird watch in the valley Moving in groups One person’s eyes are another’s The man with the largest … Continue reading

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Here’s a poem for anyone who has had to sit around meetings, classes, or parties, where folks who are clearly in over their heads,  talk just to talk.  You know what I’m saying. Officespeak There is no “I” in team, … Continue reading

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Remaining with the theme of the previous post…. Vinyl Lately I’ve been Listening to old records, Guilty pleasures Lovingly encased in plastic, Stored away in dusty places I never thought I’d visit again… Unwittingly the needle drops, Bringing back moments … Continue reading

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New piece of Doug Hoekstra flash fiction, “Half-Life,” published at Friday Flash Fiction, a relationship narrative dotted with plutonium and poetry.  Enjoy at the link below. http://www.fridayflashfiction.com/longer-stories/half-life-by-doug-hoekstra

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