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Archive for March, 2021

lowku-ish

Monday, March 29th, 2021

2021: 3.16 thru 3.29

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I can make the black cat purr
the wife smile
I have skills

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Pre-dawn car lights
crossing fog-shrouded bridge
from nought to naught

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If all is illusion
why do we work
and pay rent?

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How many baby foreskins
in your face cream
rich woman?

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Just awoke
already worn by weary
is it bedtime yet?

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There’s car racists,
horse racists, dog racists…
but of them all, I prefer the snail racists

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Taking yesterday’s bath
for today’s dirt

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Role role role your boat
gently down the scream

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Belly filled
and shelter warm
what a lovely lick of luck

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I good monkey
peel my banana
pick up own poop

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Sun on closed eyelids
forget-me-nots at feet
Nirvana

 

hipshot to Beezlebub

Friday, March 12th, 2021

fine A.I. shuffle run…

Hip Shot from the Slab – Colonel Claypool’s Bucket of Bernie Brains
Give the Drummer Some – Can
Mary the Ice Cube – Primus
It’s My Way – Buffy Sainte-Marie
Cantaloupe Island – Herbie Hancock
Train I Ride -Kat Danser
Shadow of a Man – Oysterhead
Run, The Darkness Will Follow – Shabaka and the Ancestors
Achilles’ Feel – Piano Circus
For A Ride – John Cale
Mushroom Men – Les Claypool
I’m Only Happy When It Rains – Garbage
Dancing Barefoot – Patti Smith
Germ Free Adolescents – X-Ray Spex
Beezlebub – Beats Antique

 

Smith library podcast feature poet for March 2021

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

I’ve recitations of 11 poems up on the Cuyahoga County Public Library podcast for the month of March… sort of my greatest hits from 1965 thru 2020 (a fine 75th year bornday gift thanks to Librarian Laurie Kincer).

My cancer-scarred voice sounds a bit gravelly, but for once, I’m happy with my reading.

The Sisyphus Efect – 1:15
Dear Occupants, Accidents & Occidentals – 1:06
Rant and Roll – 0:54
8-Ball Boogie – 2:00
Lamentation 5 – The Faithful Bewail – 1:48
Status Report 168 – 0:41
Marriage Proposal – 2:21
Yen – 0:39
Alone This Train – 1:00
Confessions of a Conservative – 0:55
Now Zen – 1:53

https://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Services/William-N-Skirball-Writers-Center/Writers-Reading-Podcast/Writer-Authors/Podcasts/Steven-Smith.aspx

Lady was last month’s featured poet

Special Creatures – 1:10
Concrete Bridge – 1:52
Ancient Moon – 1:25
Weft – 0:32
Roog – 0:47
Summer – 0:36
Like the Fairy Tales – 0:44
Kisosen – 0:54
Recipes That Help Us – 0:52
Spring – 0:29

https://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Services/William-N-Skirball-Writers-Center/Writers-Reading-Podcast/Writer-Authors/Podcasts/Kathy-Smith.aspx

 

 
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