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Joe Blankenship

Joe Blankenship is acting in Texas.

— From August 1978

the palm-leaf

alone. / the harsh beauty. / salt waves / strike the sandward grain. / the palm-leaf / totters at the edge

February 1976
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

First Night

Speaking without words is like bleeding. The actualization of color in the chest. A chapter in flesh-tones. A swim in the energy that moves people, that draws on the subtle influence of inner mysteries — those essences which are the source of human action.

April 1975
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