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To the Man Passing London Zoo’s Blackburn Pavilion Clock at 12:30 p.m.

Like a hummingbird

pinned to a fencepost, freed

of its Whirling Dervish world… <<read more>>

~ Every Day Poets

Note: London Zoo’s Blackburn Pavilion houses hundreds of bird species and includes the largest collection of hummingbirds in the U.K. The clock at its entrance springs into mechanical life, complete with chirping birds, every half hour.

London Zoo’s press team thought the poem was “fantastic” and tweeted about it on their Twitter page: https://twitter.com/#!/zsllondonzoo.

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A Dog and Its Bone

a story about a home invasion debacle involving a Balisong knife, a bottle of Crown, an Old English sheepdog, and one man’s very tall tale

“Their coffee was cold and the room hot, but they hunkered over their cups nevertheless. Mickey scanned the bodies, tables and chairs pressed upon one another by the four brick walls. A brunette in the corner placed her cup on a saucer, looked up from her paper. She lifted her chin at Mickey, trapped his gaze. Mickey looked away and whispered to Christophe, “The details?”…Mickey looked back at the brunette. She had a ring. That’d be a challenge. But, they were feistier with rings on their fingers and never followed you around afterwards…”   <<read more>>

~ November 2011 Issue of Hobo Pancakes: A Humor Journal

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Out just in time for Halloween: a twisted little tale about a woman and her cat, a man with a fish, two dogs, and love within an unstable mind.

It Wasn’t For Myself

“I have done one noble thing in my life, but it wasn’t for myself–it was for the woman I love. And, what wouldn’t one do for love? I guess it was for her cat, too…”   <<read more>>

~ Featured Friday Fiction on October 21, 2011, Black Heart Magazine

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