2016-09-29

slot canyon

water-hewn beauty
carved through the millennia
of life's detritus

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self-regard

beautiful species
between apes and the angels
fractal at our core

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recursive

beautiful fractals
liminal, the boundary
between land and sea

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desocialized

allez au musée
d'arte grande, ancienne, et fameaux
et virez vos fons

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what's implied

new distant planet?
or self-organization?
so claims Ann-Marie

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choices

drive around the lake
when fresh powder's at your door
irrational math

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freaky control

jardins Luxembourg
so very Cartesian
rectangular trees

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2016-09-28

mr popularity

"please take a number"
bin Salman wants al-Assad's
head on a pike-staff

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2016-09-26

bias

somehow, a rampage
isn't called "terrorism"
if the perp is White

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2016-09-21

meddling

coup in Ankara
what's the CIA's role here?
ask in thirty years

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caveat emptor

pining for Bernie
as Debbie Wasserman Schultz
sells us damaged good

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2016-08-31

timing is everything

ok, let's do it
perfect time to build that wall!
Trump's in Mexico

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2016-08-01

Philly

masses of police
helicopters overhead
big Bernie rally

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social contract

Oliver Wendell
Holmes bought civilization
with his tax dollars

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2016-07-24

Change

'she'll say anything"
Obama knows Hillary
but she'll "change nothing"

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2016-06-27

tar baby

state-sponsored doping
rampant in East Germany
now taints the Russians

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fifteen minutes

general Schwarzkopf
achieve immortality
temporarily

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2016-06-06

canyons

prosthetic gravel
lends water authority
to sculpt continents

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natural athletes
struggle to communicate
what came easily

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2016-05-23

patent fraud

Keith Alexander
claims sole patent-authorship
who dares show he lies?

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2016-04-29

pastel

HI-pressure sunset
air-brushes the day's ending
full fade into black

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2016-04-21

get what you pay for

Scott ran Microsoft
Ernest Shackleton, Apple
Amundsen, Linux

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the answer's in the details

between land and sea
who can measure the bound'ry
fractal regression

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2016-04-19

controlled

when fear is master
it erects razor-wire fence
around hearts and souls

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clash of civilizations

Cheney smirks darkly
global vision realized
as Paris explodes

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2016-04-15

better to say nothing

is the child stupid?
or merely tall for his age?
calibration fail

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2016-03-09

liar

"I'm a good Christian!"
if you believe Donald Trump...
wanna buy a bridge?

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2016-03-02

sea-change

Party of Lincoln
nominating a fascist
absurdist theater

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2016-02-20

proto-Buber

kavod as arc-lamp
God speaks from the space between
beyn shnei Keruvim 

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2016-02-17

lax constructionist

as McConnell counts
Black presidents only get
3/5 of a term

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2016-02-07

bois de bologne

rectilinear
cartesian patterns of thought
make nature conform 

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obsolescence

rive-gauche booksellers
purveying dead media
read-only storage 

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space and time

the French rail system
on polar coordinates
shrugs at Descartes' grid

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immortalized

occult ninth planet
ordering the Kuiper Belt
herewith, dubbed "Ziggy"

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2016-01-22

Ziggy

occult ninth planet
might explain the Kuiper Belt's
semblance of order

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BrownWater

governor Snyder's
gotta step up, or step down
over Flint's water

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2016-01-21

motivate

arise before dawn
pack up the car in the rain
fat freshies await

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vapid

reality whores
playing "all the world's a stage"
something rich and strange

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backgrounding

against the ClownCar
Jeb stands out as more mature
damning with faint praise

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dumb and dumber

Trump from Column 'A'
chose Palin from Column 'B'
coupling rich and strange

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2016-01-20

second time as farce

at once rich and strange
the ClownCar's leaking something
fouling the gutter

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2016-01-19

non-elective

embarking on life
we don't get to choose the boat
but know they all sink

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2016-01-12

where no man has gone before

governor LePage
embarrassed shameless Christie
above and beyond

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overlooked

Marco Rubio
stepping out in high-heeled boots
begs to get noticed

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Ratzinger's brother
abetted the rape of boys
in Regensburg's choir

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play money for corporate persons

credit default swaps
fictional economies
where  nothing gets made

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found gems

eylu v'eylu
divrei elohim chaim
b'shem shemayim

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2016-01-07

coming into his own

Kim turns thirty-three
big day for the little guy
were he a hobbit

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monoculture

Norman Borlag spread
"the wheat that would grow in Hell"
from Siberia

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unleashed

Kayyani's pet wolves
raid India senselessly
now their patron's gone

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looking for excitement

police chief's sex toys
tittilate Long Island's press
as his trial looms

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bellicose

Riyadh's client states
close ranks against Teheran
we miss Abdullah

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wrestlings

re-entry ordeals
remade Jacob and Moses
in the dark of night

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consubstantial

the heart of stillness
in each reaches outwards towards
the Heart of Stillness

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all together now

mal anniversaire
nous sommes tout Charlie Hebdo
unis dans teroirs

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2016-01-04

labels

New Hampshire voters
strategically "undeclared"
enjoy leverage

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tear down the wall

Saudi feminists
aspiring to normalcy
challenge everything

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welcoming beaches

Schengen's nearest port
beckons Syrian migrants
to explore Lesbos

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holiday spirit

queen Elizabeth
cites the Christmas narrative
to plead for migrants

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epistemic closure

to salve their egos
the hypocrites of SouthPark
hanged reality

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never let them see you sweat

recursive haiku
laugh at the poet striving
to look effortless

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pest

Ashfaq Kayyani
gave polio safe haven 
in terrorist camps

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pro-biotic

to drive early life
self-assembling vesicles
sustained gradients

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late arrivals

outside the Earth's core
heavy-metal legacy
owed to asteroids

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2016-01-02

framing the result



Iowa caucus 
managing expectations 
Jeb aspires to third

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2015-12-27

unindicted co-conspirators

methanogenic
symbiotes in ungulates
stoke up the Greenhouse

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