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PALE LEMON FIRE IN A PARTLY CLOUDY AUTUMN, poem by Dennis Mahagin

Nearly noon, on Thursday late October, and I see the trees swaying within a wind that means only business, no fragrant breeze here, no idle burlesque: merely rote screams, blue note egress from boughs with foresight and worse, they bite … Continue reading

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Jimmy the Baker’s Pocket MFA, poem by Dennis Mahagin

Reading is easy, writing is hard; so we watch a little TV, sourdough loaf, fudge brownie, our very souls becoming human scones, juicy peach cobbler, reluctant steam from pie holes, each to her own nourishing scene, edified, serially and horrifically … Continue reading

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Squeaky Wheel Gets the Nitrous Oxide, poem by Dennis Mahagin

Carry on, wisdom, as if eye teeth depended, floss, floss, don’t let them fit you for insane. Lips make a purse, spit out the Jolly Rancher, get on your bike again. Rotten molars, a hail of bullets. My hygienist is buying … Continue reading

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The Unbearably Penultimate of Parable, poetry by Dennis Mahagin

I drove over the fat rope thing that made the bells ding and ling and then this grease monkey appeared at my open window, wearing braided ponytail with his Speed Racer eyes, brandishing a tattered broach rag thing he whipped … Continue reading

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Newbie Down Undah, poetry by Dennis Mahagin

After the Narcotics Anonymous meeting, they stopped to chat under a maple tree in the parking lot; she said to him “so… you wanna get coffee at the IHOP, hon?” He replied “awwww … some place, yeah, but really, anywhere, … Continue reading

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Quick Impersonal Update

I’ve updated the FARE page (Dennis Mahagin’s chapbook from Redneck Press due out 12/9/11). We have new work forthcoming from Mather Schneider, Jeff Wallace and Kurt Taylor. As well, I’ve updated the interviews and publications pages listed under my biography. … Continue reading

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Poems by Dennis Mahagin

Blues For Billy C I’m used to being fucked but it’s not what you think; flip me a couple bucks? I won’t trip, I don’t drink. A shower of violet misty steam feels good. Costs four bucks at Pilot truckstop … Continue reading

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