Monthly Archives: September 2019

A Living Map of a Middle American Town Drawn by a Paper Boy, 1959

Topography: It starts on the flat surface of the sidewalk under the marquee of the Idol Theater. There’s a stack of today’s Cleveland Plain Dealer, secured by a wrapped strand of fence wire that I cut with my pliers. On … Continue reading

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I Stare at the Catfish that Rises to the Surface

I Stare at the Catfish that Rises to the Surface   Waves of crickets blow over my ears, a cicada tide comes near.   September summer season, school bus parades, Friday night drums, nests and floods on fire.   Fly … Continue reading

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