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Lay Down Your Arms, Give Up The Fight (You and I)

February 11, 2010 Jose
21 Gun Salute

Many of us live in an anarchist revision of love, hoping to understand its structures while simultaneously rationalizing why they just won’t work for us (and in many cases, trying to destroy previously conceived notions!) It’s amazing that any of us fall in love at all, or even attempt to understand this synecdochical emotion wrought with […]

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She Will Be Loved

April 29, 2009 Jose
Holding Hands

It’s easy to sit here, Clasped hands Staring eyes, Inclement weather, Winds rustling our jackets every which way In front of a fluorescent building sometime closer to midnight than mid-day That three letter phrase tauted so heavily By romantics and lunatics alike That swelling in my chest and the screaming of the conscience to make […]

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My Not-So-Funny Actually Quite Tragic Valentine [The Love Below Series]

February 12, 2009 Jose
How To Heal A Broken Heart

Before my days in college (man, I loved college), I really didn’t much success with the ladies. And by not that much, I mean there was a recession of immense proportions. I looked around and watch my friends talk about female orifices and their indexes feeling on the softest, roundest female bottoms ever. Me? Not […]

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We Get It From Our Papa [The Love Below Series]

February 10, 2009 Jose
Black Father, Son, Shaving

This is the third post on love, commemorating that yearly event that happens on the 14th. Today, I’ll get a little into my own background without saying too much. I’ll try not to get too deep into family, but I’ll give a little context for the ideas I’m laying out. I hope to represent these […]

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December 15, 2008 Jose

Kanye West recently got me to thinking about the callous facade men and women take on when not satisfied with matters of the heart. Along the lines of Jay-Z’s “They say you can’t turn a bad girl good, but once a good girl’s gone bad, she’s gone forever,” Kanye’s song “Heartless” is an honest musing […]

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Lady In My Life

October 22, 2008 Jose

Breakneck speeds of immense change Imposing and important questions laid in the musty air Dark wavy strands of black strewn across a librarian / teacher – prototype glasses An Amazon with hips as wide as her influence Curves in the form of encapsulated time She’s the sugar container in my coffee And the alcohol in […]

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