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Two Ghazals

Two Ghazals By Mike James . Cowboys & Cinderellas I’m waiting for the apocalypse or the rapture. In the meantime, I’m reading Stein. Also, growing cabbages, Watching John Wayne movies, while I paint my nails. Some people pretend to live … Continue reading

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Paul Lynde

Paul Lynde By Mike James . Paul Lynde Died on an early January Sunday in Beverly Hills. If he’d been born in early January, he’d be a Capricorn. He was a Gemini. During the 1970’s it was popular to tell … Continue reading

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The Very Southern Pronunciation Still Rings In My Ears: A Conversation With Poet Mike James

. The Very Southern Pronunciation Still Rings In My Ears: A Conversation With Poet Mike James By Chase Dimock . Keats had his nightingale, Shelley had his skylark, Poe had his raven, Stevens had 13 ways of looking at a … Continue reading

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Two Prose Poems

. Two Prose Poems By Mike James . That One Singer Seems to know your life…How you lift yourself, just a little, from your seat when she reaches up past the ceiling, the roof, the trees, up near that first … Continue reading

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Two Prose Poems

Two Prose Poems By Mike James . Oh Daddy, Give Me A Quarter For The Time Machine I want to go to Berlin! Back before reunifications or walled up divisions, back before that screaming little man with his silly mustache.Yes, … Continue reading

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A Review of Mike James’s Elegy in Reverse

A Review of Mike James’s Elegy in Reverse By J. Andrew Goodman Elegy in Reverse is a tense poetry collection exploring how loss and absence manifest. Family, friends, lovers, talents, and faith are shadows made measurable by experience and reverence … Continue reading

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