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Hello & Good-bye

by Cloyd Campfire ~ Walkin’ Sleep deprived Down a canyon Rocks big as skyscrapers Giant faces peering down Painted by man in the moon Indians & the ancient code of Exhaustion Walkin’ On the empty highway The first week of  … Continue reading

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The White House’s Other Favorite Secret Agent

~ from the short novel Gun 2013 by Rawclyde! ~      Sooner or later when you ride Greyhound the pretty woman gets on the bus.  This time it happens in Yuma.  She come walking across the shopping-center parking lot arm-n-arm … Continue reading

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A Ghost Town Called Love

~~~ ~~~ A man with a face that grimaces & grins is better than a ghost who stands there & spins ~~~ A Ghost Town Called Love poems 2012 ~~~

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Jack Rabbit

~~~ ~~~ God this, God that, God everything & damn it too the end of reality’s trail & everything else that’s true the last frontier of hard facts and how-do-you-do’s I stood on a hill in deep desert & all … Continue reading

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One tall cactus plant…

~~~ So there I stood in the midst of swirling sand growing roots outta my feet n’ thorns outta my hand I was turning into one tall cactus plant listening to tarantulas crawl and coyotes chant ~ The city drove … Continue reading

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The Saint Joan of Arc Reincarnated Pictorial

from the editor of the Davy Crockett Reincarnated Almanac 2001-2008 ~~~ Seventeen-year-old Joan of Arc heeded the “mysterious” voices that only she heard in 1498.  These voices suggested that she, one lowly peasant maiden, lead France from out under the yoke of English domination… … Continue reading

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Going to Prescott I

~~~ ~~~ Chapter 18 Finally, all the other passengers & I were seated on the coach ready to leave Albuquerque, when, suddenly, I realized I was not wearing my coat. Where’d it go? I must hadda left it a-hangin’ on … Continue reading

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On the back desert trail…

~~~ ~~~  Spirit Of Place ~ by Cloyd Campfire alias Rawclyde! (around the beginning of the 21st century) ~   It’s a place, that’s all, just a place ~ a knoll of dust & pebble ~ surrounded by a view, … Continue reading

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The Road Princess And Eternity

Her last memories were of the shotgun going off ~ the shotgun that was aimed at her head ~ and of herself falling backwards.  She must have fallen out of the van.  Yes, she remembered falling, tumbling, the flashing sky… … Continue reading

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A road princess pops the censorship bubble over Arizona!

Suddenly the peasantry in Arizona want to know more than they’re supposed to know. Suddenly these poor folks are now turning off their televisions, even throwing the goon boxes out windows, and starting to look around. Suddenly all Arizonans want … Continue reading

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