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why i can’t sleep, or “Intestinal Tract Torture, Opus 28”


Largo…it is 11:36pm and i am wide awake because….i came home from the grocery store and ate a chicken salad and pita sandwich after five thirty and fell asleep on my bed… Crescendo…i did this because…i left chik-fil-a with a … Continue reading

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tango for two…solomente mi


you know you’ve been alone too long…when you start swaying to the Colombian music…definite tango music…sitting alone on your side of the restaurant, sipping a soft drink and downing chile verde con pollo, rice and beans…the night so cold- muy … Continue reading

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it’s a still grey day


it’s a still grey day and all that i see is a still grey sky my mind is wandering… and the still grey fence and the still grey suits there the still grey silence suddenly commutes.     in the … Continue reading

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A Day At The Fair: 8/11/2013


This is what I saw at the fair today, in between spurts of lashing rain…

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I was walkin’ down the street in June


I was walkin’ down the street in June I was walkin’ with my fork and spoon Went into Dairy Queen to buy a float Then ran out to tie my Billy Goat Got a shovel for my friends in line … Continue reading

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another day


colored lights….must be Christmas…movie spotlight…a church band singing “Here I am to Worship”…”Go Tell It On The Mountain”…and an angel on stage…backpacks hugging corners and edges of the common corridors…a circle of children smiling and praying…jackets hanging on command post … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Floyd Collins


“Floyd Collins,” an off-broadway play that debuted in 1996, is one of the most intricate performances imaginable. It is a choreographer’s nightmare combined with an awkward musical score…a challenge for any actor. Still, tonight’s performance at the state theater proved … Continue reading

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Interlude


Just a short note to say I am actively writing my newest play…I have reached a point in the play where the plot, characters, etc are all worked out- it is editing and lighting/sound I’m working on…so, nothing external now … Continue reading

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The Saturday Blues


Got my fingers on the keyboard Just where they oughtta be- yeah yeah Got my fingers on the keyboard Just where they oughtta be- yeah yeah Well when I got my fingers on the keyboard Baby, that’s all I’m gonna … Continue reading

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Dancing with Rhinos


Jorge Luis Borges was a fine Argentinian poet. One of his poems, “Instants,” expresses his thoughts on living life with regrets. At my age, I have a few, but I do not plan on adding many more. Like gathering seed … Continue reading

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