October 19, 2020


Wayne F. Burke



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Nap (2018-10-15) poem unrhymed

"...under fierce blue clouds thick as pillows..."

Fame (2018-11-19) poem unrhymed

"...when men and women with cameras and microphones come to the door..."

One Dog Then (2018-12-17) poem unrhymed

"...in the bark of early morning..."

Stiff (2019-01-14) poem unrhymed

"...far from any care..."

Slept 8 Hours Straight (2019-02-04) poem unrhymed

"...so beautiful sparkling blue and electric-green..."

Mush (2019-04-01) poem unrhymed

"...the road a sheet of ice..."

Day's Inn (2019-04-29) poem unrhymed

"...is whatever he's got creeping underneath my door?.."

Champ (2019-06-03) poem unrhymed

"...I laughed at them, the wind in my face..."

Glucose (2019-07-01) poem unrhymed

"...I never knew I had..."

Stung (2019-07-29) poem unrhymed

"...a wasp stuck its triangular head out..."

Hot (2019-09-23) poem unrhymed

"...the blood red sun that scorched the pavement...

Fried (2019-10-21) poem unrhymed

"...sizzled like bacon on the grill..."

Belief (2019-11-18) poem unrhymed

" The important thing is to not die...

Cuffs (2019-12-16) poem unrhymed

"...only more of the same cold rain..."

Get up to sit-up (2020-01-13) poem unrhymed

"6:08 AM bird peeps from meadows of fire..."

Shiver (2020-03-09) poem unrhymed

"...a cold wind, blowing gray scrum of clouds..."

Lake Champagne (2020-04-06) poem unrhymed

"...a million specks of light, two million divots of shadow..."

Sat by the River (2020-05-04) poem unrhymed

"...purling and deep from snow-melt..."

Ambition (2020-06-01) poem unrhymed

"...stuck in a failure of imagination..."

Local #1 (2020-06-29) poem unrhymed

"...demented saga greater than Beowulf..."

Jungen (2020-10-05) poem unrhymed

"Ponce de Leon went looking for the Fountain of Youth..."


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Wayne F. Burke
Wayne F. Burke


Wayne F. Burke has published six full-length poetry collections and two poetry chapbooks. Five of the full-length collections are published by BareBack Press (most recently, DIFLUCAN, 2019). One by Alien Buddha Press (IN DREAMS WE CHASE THE LION, 2018). Two chapbooks by Epic Rites Press. Originally from Massachusetts, he has lived in the Green Mountain State, aka Vermont, for the past thirty years.



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