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I have 72 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 58158 times and 38 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Swep Lovitt

2nd book SOMETIMES THE WORLD IS TOO BEAUTIFUL, 2011, Texas Review Press. Amazon, barnesandnoble, Book Depository.

My stories

Before Redressing

You asked me to use Capsaicin on a crusty place On the nape of your neck. Naked on bed's edge You pushed up, held your hair As I applied the cream...


Giving a reading in London. A girl in a dark cowl the front row. I'm reading words that are colors, feelings, like mescaline...the reading is ending...

A Message In A Bottle

A wicker rocker, on my screen porch. Black coffee, until it is light enough to see A crossword puzzle. Blue jays, As many as five raucous in a big...

Why I Live Alone

I live alone in a big house With Erin's cat, Mr. P. When she died, two years ago, He was an ornery fourteen. I drive out to the cemetery A few times...

For S., 8 Poems (8 After)

Red bison, black stags, frozen In fire light on a cave wall. And, beneath the gallery, there, Not together, a blonde woman, A dark-eyed man. This...