Author Archives: Rumrazor

About Rumrazor

Just a malcontent surviving in Los Angeles, working the news, writing the poetry, making the films.

With Girlfriends Like These

Historically humans can be known by their latrines, traced by the detritus in their wake, Calomel at abandoned campsites, Dr. Rush’s little pills. Fish, eggs, garlic, the homeless in the dumpsters, about as obnoxious as Fordyce spots. Mithras wearing surgical … Continue reading

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The Body

The body has acquired an extended life, floating down the newly created Venetian canals of New Orleans, almost lazy in disposition, face up like a tourist, gaping at the beaded verandas and abandoned terraces of a moratorium Mardi Gras. The … Continue reading

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OLD PUNK ROCKERS NEVER DIE AND I WISH THEY WOULD

This evening I took the redline into DTLA at the invite of a friend. From the moment I walked in she was on her cell phone. Whatever. I don’t care. I’m tired at staring at my four walls so I … Continue reading

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Hello

Hello, another funeral, another trip home. When the clouds part and the plane dips north to south, like it always does, I see that shoreline creeping over to that crooked finger in the distance. I have to steel myself and … Continue reading

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Six Faces

I live in a miasma of ashes and the haze of Southern Comfort, speaking molasses, stuck in sorghum, and the only sweetness in this life was watching her smoke Newport Lights out of the hexahedron. The tiled table top holds … Continue reading

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The One I Love

Don’t bite I said biting is base she turned her back to me sat on side of bed kicked her legs out tiny tantrum channel on MTV changed got louder she hummed a song she liked sang she half-knew the … Continue reading

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Jameson Bayles – “searching for a voice” & “haiku”

“Jameson Bayles, a Kansas City, Missouri resident, has been published in various literary magazines and journals. His most recent work can be viewed in issue #10 of Hedgerow and in the poetry anthology ‘The Artistic Muses,’ published by True Colors … Continue reading

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The Snee Poets

Going through the two dozen or so banker’s boxes in the back of my storage closet has only served to remind me how much University work I’ve done which I have then consequently forgotten. Four boxes full of essays, essays … Continue reading

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SENRYU SENRYU SENRYU

April is fun poetry month and, in the spirit, I asked my Facebook friends to send me some Senryu.  First let me provide a definition of Senryu.  From Wiki: Senryū (川柳?, literally ‘river willow’) is a Japanese form of short poetry similar … Continue reading

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Apryl Skies – “a capella”

a cappella there is a page I continue to turn to where a southern pacific marine layer dissipates over a valley horizon. angels are imagined but fall hard despite such hopeful wings. there is eye contact over whiskey and wine, … Continue reading

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