Spiritual Hush

Spiritual Hush by Gene Defcon Jealousy congeals within the stable Swifter, surer-footed, and more worthy Specimens paw the brittle earth Pointed huffs and neighs zing Like daggers towards the favorite Donner menaces Leers in his direction Cowed Rudolph unsuccessfully strains To conceal the ridiculous glow Blitzen rears and threatens The tension crests Starts to shatter […]

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Theories on Galactic Conquest, Part One

Theories on Galactic Conquest, Part One by Gene Defcon In the 900,000 year history Of the human race We have yet to be invaded By a race of hot dog-like Warrior beings from another planet Some scientists speculate It is because of our perfectly-shaped-for- Hot-dog-shredding mandibles, or Our ideal-for-gripping-hot-dog shaped hands But, really, who puts […]

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Old Shreve

Old Shreve by Gene Defcon Young hobos are dangerously ignorant Of common-law East-Texas train terminology – Such as “Old Shreve” – For the 10:45 out of Shreveport Those dipshits Usually call it the “10:45” !! Even though there is also a 10:45 Out of Dayton That comes ’round mornings Before they’ve woke their asses up

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Pen Poem

pen poem by gene defcon I cover my hands with disgusting pens It feels good to clinch and unclinch Beneath this mountain Every movement sends dirty pens Cascading down and the mountain grows wider To place more pens on the top I must use my mouth Most of the pens are covered in a crust […]

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Electric Socks

electric socks by gene defcon Electric socks cause electric shocks When dangled down into the water A tickle at least or even deceased Depending if man or an otter Astride on a yacht with thousands of watts Empowering your locomotion When overboard, the extension cord Will drag you along in the ocean Your feet will […]

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PP9

The folds of the space-suit crease my flesh Against the skin of a leather-lipped tortoise Her deep green eyes study me for signs of intelligence I am naturally too paranoid to reveal My shallow protuberance A moment passes Civilizations crumble Back home on Earth My wife dangles our youngest From a peg While a porridge […]

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Specific Exchange

specific exchange by gene defcon Crisp genitals thaw the void between us at one thousand square-inches per second A secretive warmth spreads like a many-armed man along both butt creases Modern man might ignore a rampaging tingle but I’m a throwback to a simpler time I sense that lethargic gringos have navigated this reverse food […]

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Little Craig

Little Craig by gene defcon Corrupt cops meeting in bars Like two sides of a zipper Grinning and spinning Their stools Overseeing the shit spiral The sewer festers with teenage hookers Esoteric pimps holding fast to Clinton-era money cults Ragged denominations nearly imperceptible to snack machines Drug dealers tracing their family tree on the chalk […]

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Levitating Cat

levitating cat by gene defcon A levitating cat Is constantly stressed Throughout her terrible journey Partly from crows Partly from storms But mostly from bumping her back On the underside of branches and Ceilings and sidewalk tarps Wind-wisp puffball Doomed to land on her feet Unprepared for the earth of the sky

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