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George M. Wallace
Pasadena, CA
Partner in the law firm of Wallace, Brown & Schwartz, Pasadena, California
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The feral parrots fly in pairs Out and about over parks and arboreta The feral parrots fly in pairs In loud shouting clouds above Pasadena Two's the rule The rule is two Two among other twos or two untethered Tree... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2019 at a fool in the forest
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The Kissed Mouth - complete text The Kissed Mouth - Entry Page - The Argument, and Index The Kissed Mouth - Notes and Sources At the end of 2012 and into early 2013, I wrote a group of verses intended... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2019 at a fool in the forest
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Time is up, year is done, and once again it is time for the only remaining recurrent feature of this dusty and neglected blog, "Listening Listfully", my annual catalogue of the album/EP-length recordings released in the past twelvemonth that most... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2018 at a fool in the forest
I know this much is true according to reports of eyewitnesses to reports from the scene or presumed friends of the presumed eyewitnesses not so much friends really as acquaintances or well-informed former acquaintances who to be honest don't always... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2018 at a fool in the forest
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The creatures that dwell in the margins of maps are a destination in themselves sought after sometime captured in glimpses in sidelong nets and backhanded pitfalls by trickery on reflection via deception or inveiglement wishes are horses horses are unicorns... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at a fool in the forest
All morning on the Interstate through fog past cattle bathed in fog and maybe goats recruited to crop down the marginal grass of tracts of Interstate-adjacent homes one drives all morning on the Interstate past fog-blest cattle fog-bathed baby goats... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2018 at a fool in the forest
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Hello, friend. Have you received the good news? The news that the John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble's All Can Work is the First Great Record of 2018? I wrote as much on Twitter, don't you know, which is the truest of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2018 at a fool in the forest
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On the morning following the Presidential election in November, 2016, Gabriel Kahane elected to board a train and to travel the United States, talking with those he met. He traveled for thirteen days and covered, he says, 8980 miles, conversing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2018 at a fool in the forest
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Time is up, year is done. July 3 of 2018 will mark the ostensible 15th Anniversary of this blog. There were giants in those days, and I stared enviously up at their scabby brilliant knees. Who knows what I may... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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Old friends What ends Do we work toward? Depends Who is on board. Amends May need to be made But who is repaid? Who is Dismissed? Whose words Do we twist? And who's ignored? Let's postulate Amid the mists That... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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Wick’d by wisps of air Or spread akimbo By the press of wind Across the faceted cliff face Skewed in descent The creek-rush waters Fall as water falls That has no choice They are fewer now – Those still, infinitous... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2017 at a fool in the forest
I will take "Things That are Fallen" for Eternity, Alex. Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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A plate of cold deviled eggs looking back at me like that old devil moon. And I hold a beveled glass full of Beaujolais and a runcible spoon. An ice cold Grüner In a frosted schooner Is your potation of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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An emptied tent in an open field On a slanting brushland beyond the dunes This is my heart This is my heart A peg wrenched loose by a skewing pole And a wrinkled door flap flotsamed by gusts This is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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Removing the mirror leaves two spaces empty: The space before, a space behind, And yet a third: the space between What is seen and what is there to be seen. Behind the wall that stood behind the mirror Another absent... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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A lens of air and vapor held in air shaped by air suspended in air Perceived from earth by way of light through air through albumen through surging ions and shifting envelopes Earth and æther Either/Or Auroral order overboard A... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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The Knoxville Gay Men's Chorus will be celebrating its 5th Anniversary with its Spring Concert on Saturday night, May 20. In amongst songs made famous by Simon and Garfunkel, Madonna, Cindy Lauper, and the Pointer Sisters, the concert will include... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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slow light draping the spiked cylinder the gears’ teeth the spinning vane the torquing key and vertiginous spring from whence this once and once again springs Lohengrin or Brahms perhaps some music anyway some old and toothsome sound come round... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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Headphone Headset Desk set Desk Rest your head Set all to rest Set all to nought No risk No stress Give each thoughtless thought redress Headphone Headset Desk set Desk Rest your head Set all to rest ~~~ Photo illustration... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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O rare and clarifying day, good day: Your raiment of the moment washed in blue Illumes a softened, sadder rumination Among despairing men Who watched each hair go grey. Whichever course they plot they face the sun In unimpeding drifted... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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"Walt Disney", as a name, has never gone away, although it was 50 years this past December 15 since Walter Elias Disney the man expired. It is likely difficult for anyone much younger than 60 to understand what a constant... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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1 The figure standing always on the beach Even when there is no sand Even when there is no sea Even then there always is the beach An even sheen of water without water An even shine of sand without... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at a fool in the forest
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[she says] Hollow my bones Inject them with air Marrow once out, atmosphere fill me With latticework socketed pockets of sky Laced amid faceted boxes of calcium Each wall translucent Veined and accented paper thin agate Skylight beneath an encircling... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at a fool in the forest
Spotted a spy who spotted a bird Who spotted the bird-spotting spy The spotted bird espied a spot Where the spy could not see the bird he sought The spy could not spot where the bird was not In a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at a fool in the forest
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This blog is a sad thing these days, a walking shadow of its once sprightly self, a faded jaded mandarin, little trafficked, neglected by its proprietor. Over the length of 2016, I find that I have more unfinished drafts than... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2016 at a fool in the forest