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1753
Vapor Caper
1754
Identity
1755
Recursive Writing
1756
local disaster
1757
The System
1758
Unruffled by the Kerfuffle
1759
What It Takes
1760
Thank You Dead Men
1761
The light is too much
1762
We are
1763
What waking life lacks
1764
Figure 1
1765
Autothysis
1766
The Search
1767
Any Time
1768
Moksha
1769
Inhalation
1770
Finish Lines
1771
Invocation 2
1772
Hope Got Loose
1773
Imagine
1774
Scholarship is unequal to the task
1775
Shrinkage Mantra
1776
Contemplation
1777
Requisition
1778
Looking Back
1779
What a life
1780
Divine Love
1781
What Is True
1782
On the Nature of Things
1783
Life 20
1784
A Beautiful Nothing
1785
Imbalance of Power
1786
Phatic Fate
1787
Reprise
1788
So It Is Ever
1789
From You
1790
Not To Be
1791
The Situation
1792
Going Forward
1793
Identity Mantra
1794
Thanatopsis
1795
Truth In Consequence
1796
The Wait
1797
Vanity in Vain
1798
The Matter
1799
Wordeal
1800
The Iterative Edict
1801
Neosphere
1802
License
1803
My Banal Story
1804
Because
1805
I Heard It Somewhere Said
1806
Proper Study
1807
Out Word
1808
the moon is clearer
1809
the ones and zeros
1810
Spring in a graveyard
1811
Persistence Song
1812
No cherry blossoms
1813
the ice under snow
1814
But what can I say?
1815
How much credit should we get
1816
soft eyes that reflect
1817
Just Saying
1818
All of the outcomes
1819
How long one rock sits
1820
Variation on a Theme of Variation on a Theme
1821
Incitation
1822
Can't Even
1823
the smallest, simplest
1824
pretending at stasis
1825
who would, could believe
1826
Vernalagnia
1827
Loss
1828
The Lovely Lonely Bones of Hand and Home
1829
The Concrete
1830
About the Sighs of It
1831
Lyric
1832
Water
1833
Dorveille
1834
Sounding It Out
1835
Undisciplined Dreams
1836
Simplicity
1837
It's A Goodbye
1838
The Most Interesting Question
1839
the artificial is anything but
1840
Prometheus coming with empty hands
1841
Status Quo
1842
Outrageous
1843
The Aesthetic Ascetic
1844
Write what is
1845
Self-Sovereignty
1846
little can be deduced
1847
Yugen
1848
everyone choosing
1849
Sympathetic Noise
1850
Brownian motion
1851
New Ways 2
1852
The League of Intention vs. the Federation of Result
1853
silence, a torment
1854
Equilibrium
1855
between too much
1856
dying
1857
Poverty Song
1858
The Reaction Against
1859
Fireworks
1860
long periods of peace...
1861
I Think I Thought
1862
Authenticity
1863
Riddle of the Sphinxter
1864
The Evidence
1865
Beautiful Warnings
1866
we're not done
1867
Apeirophobia
1868
Consternation Bias
1869
Pentriloquism
1870
sky higher than hope
1871
every poet like his verse
1872
"The Desperate Exercise of Failing Power"
1873
For What Error, This Penalty?
1874
The Story of Civilization
1875
Exogamy
1876
Epiphyte
1877
How Things Will Be
1878
Life 21
1879
The Unreal Fellow
1880
Skullmusic
1881
I Imagine
1882
Mind 2
1883
tomorrow's people
1884
Scarcity Parity
1885
Post-Nostalgic
1886
disappeared
1887
the sun retreats
1888
how precious
1889
The Cat's Wife
1890
What We Want
1891
Good for nothing
1892
anyway
1893
Countermeasures
1894
Psychomanteum
1895
Acquisition
1896
Less So
1897
We envy the beauty
1898
La chasse au bonheur
1899
this one
1900
Why concern ourselves
1901
Responsibility
1902
Identity 2
1903
So many buddhas
1904
Worlds
1905
Sabi Song
1906
The Mythology of Prey Animals
1907
To Approach Truth
1908
Lunch
1909
Life 22
1910
My Love
1911
Necronyms [P]
1912
Anxiety 2
1913
Across the Line
1914
Draft
1915
Omnivalence
1916
The Sound
1917
A Veces Soñaba
1918
Voyeur 2
1919
Activation-Synthesis
1920
Life 23
1921
Apotheosis
1922
Lost in the Libyrinthary
1923
Il Bel Far Niente
1924
Fail
1925
This Side of the Grass
1926
Singing
1927
Desire's Song
1928
Nothing
1929
Sea Chantey
1930
Heuristic
1931
Whimsy
1932
Love 4
1933
Death Anxiety
1934
Fame 2
1935
Assuming the Position
1936
Snarge
1937
Vicarious
1938
Reflections in a River
1939
Bonfire of the Inanities
1940
Short Poem 2
1941
The Stain of Acquaintance
1942
The Moment
1943
The Washing Up
1944
Reverie
1945
Of Houses
1946
Koan
1947
Der Wald
1948
almost every time
1949
The Evidence 2
1950
Where Causation Lies
1951
Defamed, denied
1952
The Same
1953
The Calendar of Heresies
1954
Panopticon
1955
Beauty | Body
1956
On Purpose
1957
dontknow whatwhere
1958
Mid-Life
1959
the memory of your shadow
1960
Existence
1961
Those Things
1962
The Hero
1963
Forever
1964
The Rain
1965
Because I Want Everything
1966
Not every poem
1967
Word for Word
1968
Conceptual Poem
1969
Undercover
1970
Every Single Thing
1971
In The Duller Realms
1972
At The End 2
1973
A Life
1974
Equality
1975
To Die
1976
Halloween Poem
1977
If I Can't Have A Tomb Like Burton
1978
Something Else
1979
Night Song
1980
The Predations
1981
A Deep Hole
1982
functional adictaholics
1983
the drainage pool
1984
I have no time
1985
Altaration
1986
What's Left
1987
Life 24
1988
Foreclosure
1989
Ideology
1990
Modal
1991
As I Was Saying
1992
The Impulse
1993
In The Last Moment
1994
Position 2
1995
Hullabaloo
1996
The sky watches
1997
On Appropriation
1998
The Opaque, The Invisible
1999
I Want To Write Like The Sea Writes
2000
Our Words
2001
A raindrop falls and splashes
2002
A Dictionary Wife
2003
Whether we enter the future
2004
trapped in matter
2005
Which is the true parent of disappointment?
2006
worrying
2007
I'm made
2008
Entreaty
2009
arrival
2010
Acedia
2011
what forms a poem
2012
One Poem
2013
Things 3
2014
Where is sanity
2015
Threnody
2016
Othersame
2017
The reason we obsess over everything we do
2018
The Flame
2019
The Spectrum
2020
Orientation
2021
The world
2022
If you try to cast me
2023
Self-Discovery
2024
Life 25
2025
Consumers' Prayer
2026
Everything At Once
2027
Here's a thought
2028
Errata, Addenda
2029
Love 5
2030
Hypnopompic Poem 2
2031
I want to gain
2032
I Say
2033
Life 26
2034
Life 27
2035
Happiness
2036
Hypnopompic Poem 3
2037
People Come and Go
2038
Getting There
2039
the only memorial
2040
No Me
2041
The Evidence 3
2042
The Snake, and the Apple, and the Fig Leaf
2043
I
2044
Hypnopompic Poem 4
2045
A Comment on Authority
2046
ancient trees, fallen
2047
These words
2048
This like that
2049
Bent
2050
Every Step
2051
Disappearing
2052
What Is Meta For?
2053
It's Time
2054
A Duty
2055
What we must
2056
This, for now
2057
I organize myself in words
2058
Venom
2059
Dry
2060
Hierarchy
2061
The wind is heterogeneous
2062
climbing the uncanny alps
2063
The Heritage World and the Choosing Moon
2064
Had I made the world
2065
The Soul
2066
Caressing Carcasses
2067
Calabobos
2068
Sign
2069
I am a fist
2070
The Ailanthus
2071
Too Short
2072
Haunted by want
2073
The Boast
2074
When asked if he'd ever killed anyone
2075
Cosmology
2076
I want to ask you the wrong question
2077
The Firmament vs. The Murmuration
2078
Before the Storm
2079
Philosophy at 760 Miles/Hour
2080
A True Story That I Made Up
2081
Reasons
2082
The Thing
2083
The Protocols of Change
2084
The Holy Ultimatum
2085
enflowered on the loom of the bloom
2086
staring up at smudges of summits
2087
I Will Kill You
2088
None of us were ever meant for greatness
2089
Give them as much as they can take
2090
Prix Fixe
2091
Why deny your poem
2092
Connoisseurs of Truth
2093
The one who loves less
2094
Sooner or later
2095
I die for you
2096
to be rational
2097
Marriage
2098
On Prayer
2099
Mundungus
2100
My Ghosts
2101
I remember home
2102
The Advantages
2103
Tiers of Existence
2104
All you can have of me
2105
Surety
2106
the cow and the crow
2107
What I Have To Say
2108
The Promise
2109
The Necessity 2
2110
Cathartidae
2111
Parity
2112
The Mumble People
2113
Perceptual Healing
2114
What Is
2115
a lifetime without fear
2116
though no longer hungry
2117
What comes out
2118
The Life Squads
2119
Subversive 2
2120
The Choice 3
2121
Someone For Everyone
2122
dug out of the earth
2123
Me 2
2124
Something Else 2
2125
We are nothing
2126
What could have been
2127
From Orbit
2128
Disindigenous
2129
When I Think
2130
fallen among leaves that have finished their fall
2131
Let's Say
2132
The universe should reject
2133
What It Takes 2
2134
Here is where the little shadows were
2135
Lingering [P]
2136
A Note to the Steering Committee
2137
Motes
2138
The Bee Holder
2139
The Tree of Life
2140
The Necessary Thing
2141
On Memory 2
2142
what is real
2143
I am dressed in paper
2144
In This Case
2145
Trance
2146
Appearances
2147
Temporal Shift
2148
Direction
2149
the harms we never intended are loose
2150
Love 6
2151
Suspended expelled fired severed banished ignored forgotten
2152
So Many 2
2153
Compelled to give the blessing of our attention
2154
The Programming
2155
Away From and To
2156
Freedom
2157
F Sharp
2158
The Constituency
2159
The elephant in the room
2160
Onlyis
2161
Who are you to say
2162
Aubade
2163
The Doodle
2164
Toast
2165
Find Me
2166
Los Rayos Interceptados
2167
One Thing
2168
Flare Up
2169
The Old Ones
2170
Imagination imagines itself imperfectly
2171
My Head
2172
Some Words
2173
You give me just enough
2174
Some will protest prevailing conditions
2175
Noir
2176
The sun doesn't know
2177
The Beautiful Stories
2178
Audience
2179
Turpitude
2180
Less Than
2181
Art
2182
My Advice to the Ones Behind Me
2183
what everyone else is doing
2184
static identity
2185
This trip forward into the future
2186
Godlike
2187
As Bad As Everything Is
2188
Down the Slope
2189
Say it
2190
The Last Crop
21911
Within the Confines
2192
When you want words
2193
I refused to be rushed through life
2194
Ubiquity
2195
El Roto
2196
Poem
2197
Uncounted
2198
The Joke
2199
En El Centro
2200
Love and Life
2201
The Taunt
2202
The words we can't abide
2203
The world charms and harms us so
2204
Why write of kisses when you can kiss?
2205
Hypnopompic Poem 5
2206
Rain, stone, plant, corpse
2207
As Much As You Can
2208
The Problem With Age
2209
The world is not as it appears
2210
Skeptic 2
2211
Taste everything
2212
Long Gone
2213
Etiology
2214
sun brightening all I see
2215
The changeable, changing world
2216
The Cost
2217
Setup
2218
Even when something happens
2219
Modus Operandi [P]
2220
Those Who Would Go
2221
Why settle for understanding the world?
2222
Despite rumors of no
2223
Let There Be Time
2224
Know more
2225
A Window [P]
2226
Everything would make sense without death
2227
It Can't
2228
We must believe
2229
How different
2230
The Annals
All poems are written and copyrighted by M. C. Rush.
None may be republished or repurposed without permission.