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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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Cubicle Life, the End

I’ve sworn off cubicle life sitting in front of a screen. Many emails mean I have to stay up late studying spreadsheets of a growing predicament, my destiny to telecommute, weekend from home. I’ve sworn off cubicle life in a windowless room tracing a mouse across the … Continue reading

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Shoot Me, I’m Online Dating! (1)

The going wisdom in the world of online dating is “You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find a prince (or princess).” But I had to overcome my aversion to green, rubbery lips before I could immerse … Continue reading

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Changelings in a World of Broken

Beneath a drone of airplanes, I hear the chant of clouds drift across the top of apartment buildings singing songs to glass skylights and satellite dishes; crows gathering on telephone wires. Many years before this time, I was a girl … Continue reading

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Email to Ann on Data Security Week

Data security week, I celebrate by taking my computer to lunch Continue reading

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Regular Expression

Every time I parse HTML with a regular expression, an unholy child weeps the blood of virgins. An open cloud conspiracy digitizes my last matched string. This gets me in my gut. What can I do? I follow my metronome. … Continue reading

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The Mustang

  I’m on vacation from Chicago and visiting my girlfriend in Louisiana. Joy and I met in college. The plan is to drive to New Orleans the following weekend for the Jazz Festival. She let me borrow her car so … Continue reading

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Notes in the Margin: Poetry in the Information Age

There always have been different “schools’ of poetry, Surrealists, Futurists, Modernists, PostModernists, Language poets. Where are the Technologists? Read my essay on the subject with references to poems by Nina Serrano, William Dickey, Walter Lowenfels, Harryette Mullen, and others. Cheers! … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity Theft

A domain name with the same name floating in the clouds. She’s got an architect’s degree and travels to Italy. Great foreign legions of Lenore. What does she know of Edgar Allen Poe’s cabin in the Bronx and roller-skating down … Continue reading

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Get Your Dervish On

Missing breakfast, I ventured downstairs to Kybele’s cafe in the hope of scoring coffee, treated to the same plus an amazing fruit platter of halved apricots, sweet and sour to the taste, slices of watermelon and oranges. Thus fortified, I … Continue reading

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