Dear Dirty America

Fiction & Poetry

In the Dark

    In the Dark

BRADLEY MASON HAMLIN In the dark you can move anyway you want look crazy arms crooked jump around stupid and talk to yourself but mostly people don’t want you to

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ghost haiku

    ghost haiku

BRADLEY MASON HAMLIN snowflakes frozen fall self inviting wind chilling alone by fireplace [header art Carl Maria Seyppel (1847–1913), courtesy of Dorotheum, Wikimedia Commons]

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Generosity

    Generosity

ERIC CHAET (first published at The 100 So-Called Poems) What I present to humanity must be generous else it’s part of the problem, not of the solution. I see that I

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Without Camouflage

    Without Camouflage

ERIC CHAET (originally posted at The 100 So-Called Poems) I didn’t choose camouflage or invisibility. I’ve tried, all along to make what I think manifest to behave as I think I

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Third Ring of Hell

    Third Ring of Hell

MICHAEL J BLAIR Perthshire, Scotland Upon walking round a corner from the station, we were faced with a scene straight

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A Sad Business

    A Sad Business

ERIC CHAET (original post from The 100 So-Called Poems) It’s a sad business having one’s work rejected, ignored, overlooked, forgotten &

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Operations

    Operations

ERIC CHAET (originally posted at The 100 So-Called Poems) Shoveling snow, mowing grass, pulling weeds clearing the gutters, taking out the garbage

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Something Funny

    Something Funny

ERIC CHAET (originally posted at The 100 So-Called Poems) There’s something funny ‘bout people in suits something serious, too— there’s something

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Santa Claus Lives Down Your Street

    Santa Claus Lives Down Your Street

BRADLEY MASON HAMLIN I told her the unicorns she dreams of exist mermaids, too that crazy Santa Claus and the

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What Life Once Was

    What Life Once Was

JOHN BENNETT (originally sent to Bennett’s email list — sign up below for more) When I was a kid A.M. radio was about as high tech as it got &

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