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Nick Carbo Poems

  • Running Amok
    In the slums of Tondo, people dwell
    in shacks of cardboard, bits of bamboo,
    corrugated metal, and a few cement blocks.
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  • Little Brown Brother
    I've always wanted to play the part
    of that puckish pubescent Filipino boy

    in those John Wayne Pacific-War movies. ...
  • Capis Windows
    How do you enter that Manila
    frame of mind, that woven
    mat of noodle house restaurants,
    ...
  • Grammarotics
    The angle of delight is best
    achieved while rubbing

    the pluperfect button ...
  • Ay, Que Dolo!
    Dona Josefina has thrown my goat
    out onto the calle El Fez--
    Ay! The menu of pain is as big
    as a queen-sized aha umbrella. ...
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Small 4 Black 4 Women 4 Face 3 Mouth 2 Son 2 Snake 2 Brown 2 Fruit 2 Finger 2


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  • Octquintanilla: friday | people’s poetry festival | reading w natalia trevino, nick carbó, joshua hamilton, & andrea hempstead. visit website for more info:
  • Browtweaten: if carbo hydrate why bread dry
  • Kenyapics: sunset pose at haller park, mombasa. photo by nick haller
  • Pardonmymeme: tim talking about nick’s height
  • Jazzsotd: also feat. bernard alexander, julien wilson, phil noy (saxes) daniel beasy, ross irwin, paul williamson (trumpets) jordan murray, nick mulder, will pethick, joe o’callaghan (trombones) theo carbo (guitar) sam anning (bass) ben vanderwal (drums)
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Thomas Moore Poem
Lay His Sword By His Side
 by Thomas Moore

Lay his sword by his side -- it hath served him too well
Not to rest near his pillow below;
To the last moment true, from his hand ere it fell,
Its point was still turn'd to a flying foe.
Fellow-labourers in life, let them slumber in death,
Side by side, as becomes the reposing brave --
That sword which he loved still unbroke in its sheath,
And himself unsubdued in his grave.
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