Category Archives: Prose

Title Bout

This post goes out to my old friend Petey.  He’s always loved this piece.  I’m not certain whether it’s because he’s a rabid boxing fan, his Italian lineage, or the circumstances under which the poem was created. We had just … Continue reading

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Urban Coinage

urban coinage the dime sized pocks and ruts of the rain soaked alley asphalt glisten like a million dirty stars momentary cleansed by the evening’s deluge. They are the jewels, the coinage of my urban truck patch, facets illuminated under somber city lamps all … Continue reading

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yellow number five

yellow number five  by Austin F. Bader Copyright 2011     I woke without speaking, spoke without breathing, lit a cigarette and then commenced to thinking…was I on fire, or just smokin?    put my pants on, both legs, same … Continue reading

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Simple Choice

Simple Choice  It is not what we haven’t got it’s what we do with what we have that defines us there really are no have’s and have not’s only those who can see beyond this for all of life is … Continue reading

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