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The best of the poems, photos, and meditations to appear on UPICTURE have now been collected in a book,  KILLERS IN TUTUS, available at Amazon.  Click here.  The cover photo appeared on November 2, 2012 in an essay on Fasching … Continue reading

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Never saw the sweat of day

. It was almost a job and he almost got paid, almost made the big time. It seems like there’s only upside in the land of the near miss. We never think of the almost fall, the abyss that devoured … Continue reading

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Warsaw on a windy night

. Smoke plangent on the balcony, your hand in the small of my back: we had flown east instead of west, would we ever get back? Old streetcars crawling away, Warsaw on a windy night.

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