Author: Jason Crane

POEM: skreeks & skronks

skreeks & skronks plectrum scraping against metal wire string theory: indeterminate length you take two bodies & mash their atoms collisions yielding energy / heat / light what if I gave you this & you kept it? one note in the bass arpeggio above we assimilate Italian terms because we have no adequate words to […]

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POEM: which I should be for you.

which I should be for you. I celebrate myself and, I am assuming that you are you expect, each atomille, which belongs to me if a good is for you. In my heart, and, by inviting Loafe loafen helppoudessani. . . . Summer viewing spear grass. / / / I celebrate myself and, I expected […]

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POEM: monkey mind

monkey mind “Matt, this is Chris.” “Chris, this is Danni. With an ‘i.’” “Danni, this is Nicole.” “I think we met at the book club.” “David, this is Stacy.” “Hi, these are my parents. They’re in         from Sweden.” “We’re here for 20 days.” “C.C., there are no eggs over there.” “Someone go tell C.C. that […]

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POEM: summer squash and ginger

From Buddha In The Modern World (Ongoing Photo Essay) summer squash and ginger on the cushion noticing the breath waiting for the same bubble to rise to the surface of the still water it breaks open scenting the air with summer squash and ginger sends ripples across the pond it comes as sure as moonrise […]

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POEM: fatherhood

fatherhood the phone just isn’t enough too many frequencies are lost between the vocal chords and the inner ear cast by satellites and towers into the atmosphere or outer space bloodless plastic against the ear is no substitute for a small warm palm wrapped up in my fingers or a kamikaze jump with a feral […]

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