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Two Poems by Rich Ferguson

It’s only seconds /before someone pulls a trigger. /Only seconds before someone plants the seeds/of a kiss. Another Day in L.A. 1. Early morning symphony of coffee brewing, babies burbling, truck gears grinding, industry wheezing. Blackbirds singing, barrio bus-stop benches creaking, emaciated mop-top rock-star palm trees rustling in the breeze.  Those unheard: the sleeping, the dead, and stealthy coyotes lurking […]

Not Today Opie

by Riley Perez “The pitifulest thing out is a mob..; they don’t fight with courage that’s born in them, but with courage that’s borrowed from their mass…” – Huck Finn, Mark Twain  I was driving east on Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles with my dog Spanky resting on […]