Randy Stark

Classic of the Day

THE LISTENERS By Walter de la Mare ‘Is there anybody there?’ said the Traveller, Knocking on the moonlit door; And his horse in the silence champed the grasses Of the forest’s ferny floor: And a bird flew up out of the turret, Above the Traveller’s head: And he smote upon the door again a second

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Joan Mitchell, quoted by Patti Smith: “The solitude that I find in my studio is one of plenitude. I am enough. I live fully there.” From “The Garden” by Jack Gilbert, a poem of 29 lines; below are the first four and the final five. We come from a deep forest of years into a

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Wide Open Bite

MR. PRODUCTIVITY Band of maroon at sunset Beautiful view Someone at La Galette Where they have happy hour practically all day Called it “the actual ocean.” What I’m saying is It was like weird. This other service that I work with, One of the guys I worked with On that project A sales guy, 31.2

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Gray Arias

I HAVE A BEACH BOYS SONG FOR YOU Everybody surfing now Everybody surfing now I PRETENDED I WAS LUCY But didn’t know I was a barking Lucy. Daddy came home and I barked too much. He’s sick with his flute. And that’s it. THE SEAT BELT The seat belt walked around and somebody tried to

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