Friday, April 16, 2010

Poetry/Haiku - Call for Entries, April - National Poetry Month

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Published: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Joe Dimino is a local artist.

fictional healing

I like
to call
the creamy,
yet clear
medical ointment that
is everyone's pal
in healing endeavors
Neil Sporren
instead of neosporin.

Makes me think
that this miracle tube of
healing salve is a person
like Neil Armstrong
the moon crater
of my scrapes and cuts.

last night,
a bit past one in the morning,
my wife slipped into bed,
i held her
and she asked just before
we were gonna dream,
'what are boobs
like for boys?'

i said,

she didn't say anything
as night
settled us on the tram
into the next sleepy moment.

life today

if twitter tries to kill poetry
i'm gonna arm a hefty arsenal of haiku
to go in and start shredding
the tweets into bits.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

music today

every time

i see

a splay of 


lopping around

on the side our

american highways

i find it
the most 

way to summarize

the failed music industry

of today

as they hold onto 
tatters of the past

while the now and future

blaze along with 
digital precision

at the

speed of a sonic


that woke all of 
us years

back while 
the big record execs

sit in their posh

high rises with 
thick headphones on 
trying to hear

the next note on another

album that won't 




Monday, April 5, 2010