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Sant Feliu de Guixols

Women made the fishing nets valued throughout northern Catalunya like the black lace they specialized in knitting fine and delicate. Manuel Zalvide in charge of licenses punished fisherman if they were caught using any others from this town on the … Continue reading

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Desolation (after Josef Llimona’s statue at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya)

I’m headed toward a terrible outcome. How can I be sure? Ask anyone. They’ll tell you. How my Italian marble is too white and how I give in to myself way too easily, slumped over my arm without coordinates or … Continue reading

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Drug Money Down Payment

A drug dealer gave us the down payment for our house. I was in the first trimester of pregnancy and we were renting a space that could’ve been listed as a closet, one staircase above a pizza parlor. Everything was … Continue reading

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The Big Bang

followed by the Raptor Jurrasic Park the snarky Apocalypse Yeats’ Second Coming rides again two panoramic percentage points almost makes a killing Elijah opens a door wants a cold beer no chairs nothing to speak of what’s long gone John … Continue reading

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Online Dating Redux: 2

Neil did the wash and took out the garbage. Those were his self-assigned chores. I did everything else. For him, cooking meant popping popcorn and boiling his signature artichokes with red peppercorns hidden at the core. On Thanksgiving, he coated the … Continue reading

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Stonebridge in Pleasanton

dancing inside a circle of orange traffic cones wish me luck shopping trip automatic doors glass elevator dropping down two strollers on the prowl in retail heaven shopping bag flashes wide itching to be filled with a remoulade of half-offs close-outs crammed on … Continue reading

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Southland in Hayward

Southland Mall sits like a waxed vagina hidden behind a concrete preserve you would never know what lay behind the FedEx guards Locksmith keys no trees not even a fake orchid dresses from countries we don’t trade agree with anymore … Continue reading

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Upcoming Reading Dates

Upcoming reading dates from my new book, The Golem: March 7, Spice Monkey, 1628 Webster Avenue, Oakland, 6:30 to 9pm, Open Mic March 10, Nefeli Cafe, 10th Anniversary reading, 1854 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, 7pm to 9pm, Open Mic April 22, … Continue reading

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Breaking out of Jail

LPW NEWS FLASH: Found out today that I won second place in the Browning Society Dramatic Monologue Competition for my piece, “Drive to Denny’s.” Award ceremony will be held in San Francisco on March 10. I’m advised to wear a … Continue reading

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The Golem from Hadassa-Word Press

New book out soon!

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