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The Mind as Haiku

The Mind as Haiku

For November, Spinozablue welcomes the poetry of Virginie Colline, Joshua Bocher, Greg Mackie and Kyle Hemmings.   __________   Making poetry, making art, comes naturally to humans. For all we know, we’ve been doing this since the dawn of time. It probably brought immense pleasure to the first Neanderthal and his or her tribe when they made speech rhythmic, flow, condense the life around them into a proto-song. I can imagine them delighting in the sounds of brand new lyrics,…

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Greg Mackie: One Word Shift

Greg Mackie: One Word Shift

  first light of spring – he runs to his destiny and slips on the slush     early morning rain – it refreshes my spirit and brings out the slugs     sometimes my own thoughts are in a foreign language – I’ve lost the phrasebook     fifty horns blasting the second the lights turn green – patience is urbane     One word shift : Subway Smile   The stainless steel smile Of the girl in the…

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