Category Archives: allusions

Waiting for Godot

Ode to Beckett Diminishing spiral lost in ennui. Mere speculations my dear Valdimir. Di’s deferment of Estragon’s forfeit, Go go and show me nothing is coming. Displacement, my hat, controlling nothing, I stare deep into its hollow abyss. We are … Continue reading

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Quixotic (Avec de trop nombreuses allusions)

I. Wake predawn to the song of the handmaiden’s muse, Rise in the pitch of black coffee and write, till the Tufted titmouse announces the rising Sun, “tsee-day-day-day…tsee-day-day-day” calling through Grey skies painted in scarlet, yellow, brown, and orange leaves … Continue reading

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