Views
4 years ago

A Cellarful of Nose - Future Shoes

A Cellarful of Nose - Future Shoes

A Cellarful of Nose - Future

  • Page 3 and 4: to Jon, in whom I am well pleased 3
  • Page 6 and 7: Table of Contents A Melting Pot....
  • Page 8 and 9: George.............................
  • Page 10 and 11: The Blue Bicycle...................
  • Page 12 and 13: My father told my mother that her m
  • Page 14 and 15: Guatemaltecan Prayers Midnight in t
  • Page 16 and 17: uilt the fabled cities of Tikal, Ua
  • Page 18 and 19: In the 1960s the government finally
  • Page 20 and 21: The Indian people living in the jun
  • Page 22 and 23: It is dark, the jungle has quieted
  • Page 24 and 25: farmers, scouring the fisherman's r
  • Page 26 and 27: Burke, a "townie" in Wooster, Ohio
  • Page 28 and 29: Let me jump forward to a great misu
  • Page 30 and 31: made it right. It was a snap to cha
  • Page 32 and 33: miles. An invigorating thing to do
  • Page 34 and 35: physically irritating, intellectual
  • Page 36 and 37: in the right way for the 20 year ol
  • Page 38 and 39: ones. I was very depressed when the
  • Page 40 and 41: for us. I would spend the day playi
  • Page 42 and 43: y February we were in love, with on
  • Page 44 and 45: The Late Great Franklin Ace The oth
  • Page 46: doesn't want 'em. I don’t think e
  • Page 49 and 50: eeze instead of theirs, then lying
  • Page 51 and 52: city of Worthington. Like our city,
  • Page 53 and 54:

    But it was not a matter of amusemen

  • Page 55 and 56:

    however, as the bus groaned uphill,

  • Page 57 and 58:

    dark when we pulled into Rio Dulce,

  • Page 59 and 60:

    It didn't need a name. It was The T

  • Page 61 and 62:

    All winter you doubted. You survive

  • Page 63 and 64:

    RATTLESNAKES ARE COMMON IN THIS ARE

  • Page 65 and 66:

    the umpire calls a strike. "Most yo

  • Page 67 and 68:

    The kids mumbled as they got their

  • Page 69 and 70:

    departure from this formula is a ma

  • Page 71 and 72:

    Rachel and I were more conventional

  • Page 73 and 74:

    All of these perceptions are misogy

  • Page 75 and 76:

    - an ancient technique to help man

  • Page 77 and 78:

    virtually nonstop through the durat

  • Page 79 and 80:

    conspiratorially that I had no proo

  • Page 81 and 82:

    Rachel gained weight. I did too. Wi

  • Page 83 and 84:

    Watching the monitor on the ultraso

  • Page 85 and 86:

    I told her how betrayed we felt, an

  • Page 87 and 88:

    eceiver down, and grumbling remaneu

  • Page 89 and 90:

    and carrot soup. I was never so pro

  • Page 91 and 92:

    Piece of Thanksgiving Pie This is f

  • Page 93 and 94:

    umper and lift you up and get you g

  • Page 95 and 96:

    not for himself but for a sweet fri

  • Page 97 and 98:

    A Mending Tree I did not get to see

  • Page 99 and 100:

    In a normal picture of this system,

  • Page 101 and 102:

    I started all this with book I want

  • Page 103 and 104:

    Canine Wisdom "Hey dad," my daughte

  • Page 105 and 106:

    And now look at you, with your brok

  • Page 107 and 108:

    eaks their spirit, and the universe

  • Page 109 and 110:

    that, somehow, God had a special fe

  • Page 111 and 112:

    eal thing, obsessions and compulsio

  • Page 113 and 114:

    "But you're doing real good, Sid. Y

  • Page 115 and 116:

    Together at Last The other day I co

  • Page 117 and 118:

    I never found my sister. But it com

  • Page 119 and 120:

    The difference between the unelectr

  • Page 121 and 122:

    The Pears of Cupertino In the summe

  • Page 123 and 124:

    insufferable. Artie and Liz correct

  • Page 125 and 126:

    acktracking. The dog wants me to ch

  • Page 127 and 128:

    It was the look I saw in Beauregard

  • Page 129 and 130:

    portrait of the comic ads. The exer

  • Page 131 and 132:

    Bing Cherries No sooner do I push m

  • Page 133 and 134:

    We can come back later when you're

  • Page 135 and 136:

    Star Trek. One blast from the Genes

  • Page 137 and 138:

    tyrannical now, will be really impo

  • Page 139 and 140:

    But even there, among devoted Mario

  • Page 141 and 142:

    Paula Kelly Rachel and I drank wine

  • Page 143 and 144:

    had a talk with her while she poope

  • Page 145 and 146:

    the stroke, I was still having a di

  • Page 147 and 148:

    old friend, I drove home in silence

  • Page 149 and 150:

    In my gravy days I was able to hear

  • Page 151 and 152:

    Reading about the early surgeons ha

  • Page 153 and 154:

    Roosevelt's. Wood was about to be n

  • Page 155 and 156:

    was thinking. I would be blessed, i

  • Page 157 and 158:

    witnessing something unnatural - th

  • Page 159 and 160:

    farmers get used to their wives.' '

  • Page 161 and 162:

    schoolwork, helping around the hous

  • Page 163 and 164:

    163

  • Page 165 and 166:

    ed wine, and the breast of the risi

  • Page 167 and 168:

    So I took a deep breath and decided

  • Page 169 and 170:

    doesn't let up until we are jolted

  • Page 171 and 172:

    her scope for a while now, taking n

  • Page 173 and 174:

    I am dejected. If she thinks I am a

  • Page 175 and 176:

    Correspondence with an Autoresponde

  • Page 177 and 178:

    decency. And when I lay my heart ou

  • Page 179 and 180:

    Black and proud There must be somet

  • Page 181 and 182:

    to her. If that doesn't make us Afr

  • Page 183 and 184:

    [Pause to explain to readers The Po

  • Page 185 and 186:

    So we're limping back to the car, h

  • Page 187 and 188:

    I mean, I really do love the fall.

  • Page 189 and 190:

    eye, sized me up and said, "You kno

  • Page 191 and 192:

    sides. So one evening I bundle my s

  • Page 193 and 194:

    Go Deep A while back Michael Kinsle

  • Page 195 and 196:

    and a ticking mantle clock, a month

  • Page 197 and 198:

    They opened a single folio sheet, t

  • Page 199 and 200:

    with questions about my family and

  • Page 201 and 202:

    een touched before. A kind of sulle

  • Page 203 and 204:

    ordinary men. Which brings us to ou

  • Page 205 and 206:

    sobering thought, implying severanc

  • Page 207 and 208:

    man in Hardin's song. I yearned for

  • Page 209 and 210:

    was smart and serious about paintin

  • Page 211 and 212:

    girl, and having a daughter in 1984

  • Page 213 and 214:

    "What happened?" I asked. "The plan

  • Page 215 and 216:

    "I was always your friend," I said

  • Page 217 and 218:

    Inside the Canine Head Every dog ow

  • Page 219 and 220:

    to me. I pretended I was waiting fo

  • Page 221 and 222:

    I Met Charles Manson (I Think) One

  • Page 223 and 224:

    ailroad arrived every day with thre

  • Page 225 and 226:

    Dave had a spy-glass, and he identi

  • Page 227 and 228:

    was this enormous, blonde-haired ma

  • Page 229 and 230:

    ocks forever ... The rocks are our

  • Page 231 and 232:

    We are not happy wanderers toting b

  • Page 233 and 234:

    • Of the self-centeredness. • O

  • Page 235 and 236:

    Empty Places Remembering Paul Gruch

  • Page 237 and 238:

    Another photographer, Mark Luinenbu

  • Page 239 and 240:

    He could be highbrow. He quoted Cha

  • Page 241 and 242:

    Paul didn’t wow everybody. He pla

  • Page 243 and 244:

    coming years. He was the closest th

  • Page 245 and 246:

    Quitting Northfield in 1996, Paul a

  • Page 247 and 248:

    exceptional writer. It also contrib

  • Page 249 and 250:

    me and said, ‘Steve, we should ne

  • Page 251 and 252:

    writings indicate that not all was

  • Page 253 and 254:

    no slam-dunks on the list. Paul’s

  • Page 255 and 256:

    Berryman died at 57, Gruchow at 56,

  • Page 257 and 258:

    against the prow. The boy is smilin

  • Page 259 and 260:

    trembling, grieve at the permanence

  • Page 261 and 262:

    he seems sharp enough in other ways

  • Page 263 and 264:

    pleasant and surprising successes)

  • Page 265 and 266:

    The facial expression: extreme pite

  • Page 267 and 268:

    of our footsteps in the dark, and t

  • Page 269 and 270:

    egan pulling out stomach, intestine

  • Page 271 and 272:

    Rosie's Place The cafe was a mainst

  • Page 273 and 274:

    saying was: Love me the way I am, t

  • Page 275 and 276:

    I remember walking home from high s

  • Page 277 and 278:

    But to really make it happen I need

  • Page 279 and 280:

    through your mind for a few days. L

  • Page 281 and 282:

    whenever I say something public. I

  • Page 283 and 284:

    that, and the other thing. Hallelui

  • Page 285 and 286:

    'The Skin Over a Young Girl's Wrist

  • Page 287 and 288:

    That if I stepped out of my body I

  • Page 289 and 290:

    I didn't, praise god. Even I was ca

  • Page 291 and 292:

    The Pickwick The Pickwick Bookshop

  • Page 293 and 294:

    The manager of the store was a mutt

  • Page 295 and 296:

    Tusk Town In high school Jeremy Mul

  • Page 297 and 298:

    The mock riot was a bonding baptism

  • Page 299 and 300:

    The Second Section were ordinary fe

  • Page 301 and 302:

    Jeremy, one of the group leaped to

  • Page 303 and 304:

    'The Unnatural' It was the damnedes

  • Page 305 and 306:

    He was once attacked in the outfiel

  • Page 307 and 308:

    Gee Whiz Beau and I are visiting th

  • Page 309 and 310:

    might learn for the future. And I d

  • Page 311 and 312:

    and it was a great way to meet new

  • Page 313 and 314:

    fellow radicals carrying placards (

  • Page 315 and 316:

    The Last Turkey It happens that tod

  • Page 317 and 318:

    much detail about, as it is an area

  • Page 319 and 320:

    Driving to Amherst It's 4:14 AM the

  • Page 321 and 322:

    everyone looking at you? Not a day

  • Page 323 and 324:

    She could no imagine no greater dis

  • Page 325 and 326:

    Two Onetime Poets Two onetime poets

  • Page 327 and 328:

    Let’s Play: Celebrity Brain Tumor

  • Page 329 and 330:

    My meningioma is the least horrible

  • Page 331 and 332:

    able to recruit a spokesperson for

  • Page 333 and 334:

    Saluting the Army Corps of Engineer

  • Page 335 and 336:

    clouds. I was by the riverbank, and

  • Page 337 and 338:

    J. F. Powers Morte d’Urban This i

  • Page 339 and 340:

    off, I did a search and replace, an

  • Page 341 and 342:

    I have not been to a mass in 30 yea

  • Page 343 and 344:

    "Possibly," said the bank office. "

  • Page 345 and 346:

    implements. Wheelbarrows, fertilize

  • Page 347 and 348:

    electric seat warmers and pink poof

  • Page 349 and 350:

    terrified of this tiny representati

  • Page 351 and 352:

    mean pig. The cinderblock chin that

  • Page 353 and 354:

    He looked up at me and our eyes rea

  • Page 355 and 356:

    enough nourishment from her blood,

  • Page 357 and 358:

    schoolday for a year and a half, un

  • Page 359 and 360:

    oth the Catholic and public schools

  • Page 361 and 362:

    my tears running in greasy streaks

  • Page 363 and 364:

    the prairie. And I thought that ent

  • Page 365 and 366:

    isolated farmers who see their daug

  • Page 367 and 368:

    the paper - and some of it was awfu

  • Page 369 and 370:

    years in Stillwater Penitentiary. I

  • Page 371 and 372:

    and sang, and ate cake afterward. O

  • Page 373 and 374:

    My Feud By the time I was in my twe

  • Page 375 and 376:

    over to my side, overthrow the czar

  • Page 377 and 378:

    grief - the pain I still felt from

  • Page 379 and 380:

    All Valentines Eve It was the night

  • Page 381 and 382:

    "The reason poets don't write love

  • Page 383 and 384:

    all the violence he has in him, and

  • Page 385 and 386:

    hear Dirk tell the tale, this man c

  • Page 387 and 388:

    People can have very unusual reacti

  • Page 389 and 390:

    people all the time. There's only s

  • Page 391 and 392:

    Maxims for Marriage I was very flat

  • Page 393 and 394:

    football plays. But don't smile, be

  • Page 395 and 396:

    We were so fair and cherry-cheeked.

  • Page 397 and 398:

    I had run out of things to say, and

  • Page 399 and 400:

    I always have thought I was a prett

  • Page 401 and 402:

    incredible story of the bold burgla

  • Page 403 and 404:

    John Henry During spring cleaning,

  • Page 405 and 406:

    The book was a long ordeal of toil,

  • Page 407 and 408:

    A Narrative Poem for Michael Finley

  • Page 409 and 410:

    Your wickedness being dispersed You

  • Page 411 and 412:

    And trunks don't have floorboards W

  • Page 413 and 414:

    Crow." I must tell you that I had n

  • Page 415 and 416:

    The Giant Dirtball The other day I

  • Page 417 and 418:

    corralling a billion eyeballs and s

  • Page 419 and 420:

    underground resistance to the bigne

  • Page 421 and 422:

    I had come across it a few days ear

  • Page 423 and 424:

    Every falling leaf covered it up in

  • Page 425 and 426:

    needed doing - rake trails, tell vi

  • Page 427 and 428:

    health, I told her, and it was quit

  • Page 429 and 430:

    The Christmas Lion I was at church,

  • Page 431 and 432:

    that there would be "honey in the h

  • Page 433 and 434:

    could lie down with the lamb, but t

  • Page 435 and 436:

    A Rose in December Sometimes the fu

  • Page 437 and 438:

    me by this moment. That this wouldn

  • Page 439 and 440:

    The Coach's Daughter The coach love

  • Page 441 and 442:

    all is flying out of there. "It was

  • Page 443 and 444:

    in with them. To her consternation,

  • Page 445 and 446:

    glory of song. (2004) 445

  • Page 447 and 448:

    idea of being kicked out of her hom

  • Page 449 and 450:

    un-evicted.” “Hi dad,” she sa

  • Page 451 and 452:

    The Return of the Runaway Bunny In

  • Page 453 and 454:

    alone, to be away from you, this is

  • Page 455 and 456:

    When We Were Beautiful I have notic

  • Page 457 and 458:

    Generation, so sleek and so bell-bo

  • Page 459 and 460:

    None of the fissures had formed, no

  • Page 461 and 462:

    So it was a problem for me when I g

  • Page 463 and 464:

    meanings of this symbol and that, a

  • Page 465 and 466:

    cantankerous Norwegian self. He was

  • Page 467 and 468:

    around to read his work, and I cove

  • Page 469 and 470:

    Frank Brainerd succumbed to leukemi

  • Page 471 and 472:

    writing, which is how I fed my fami

  • Page 473 and 474:

    Against Heartbreak Heartbreak is th

  • Page 475 and 476:

    heart is broken that God never thro

  • Page 477 and 478:

    mind when a greater part of you, yo

  • Page 479 and 480:

    Self-pity gets a bad name in our cu

  • Page 481 and 482:

    of life. Even at its most excruciat

  • Page 483 and 484:

    “The Lord giveth and the lord tak

  • Page 485 and 486:

    Imagine, if you thought your most p

  • Page 487:

    Kraken Press 1841 Dayton Avenue Sai

Zombie Girl - Future Shoes
Crazy Graces - Future Shoes
MS - Father Days - Future Shoes
A Theology of Brain Tumors - Future Shoes
Liz Taylor's Brain - Future Shoes
lick here to read the entire article - Future Shoes
FIXING THE CHRISTIANS - Future Shoes
imaginative poems - Future Shoes
I Met Charles Manson, I Think, and Lived to Tell the ... - Future Shoes
The Good King - Future Shoes
PORCH OF JUDGMENT - Future Shoes
the accidental leader - Future Shoes
Michael Finley Copywriter / writer / web content ... - Future Shoes
Sky Repair - Future Shoes
couvade & the cloud of unknowing - Future Shoes
Judith Bardwick at The Masters Forum - Future Shoes
seventy years behind the plough - Future Shoes
The Tooth Fairy Naked at Last - Future Shoes