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Angels

Young angels plucked from beds, and draped in Gucci. Wings clipped before they even knew they could fly, reduced to perfect camera captured catwalk steps. Shoulders forward, pelvis forward, eyes forward. Do not fear...

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Encaged

Captive bird Imagines; Spreading his wings Wide spanned feathers, to the wind he sings Rest is nonstop for this kind of bird Bars separate him From the world he chose. Solitude of a life...

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The Vision

My hands turned into a million White butterflies Rushing to the moon Where am I going? To the drops and the whispers To the winds and the tops To the shortness of life Filled...

Gorilla in the Park 0

Write Like Glen Duncan

Let me write like Glen Duncan. I would top every Christmas list And prayer, Send it seaward in bottles and Skyward on doves If I thought it would make it one iota more likely....

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Don’t Forget

Sap at just about every turn leaves a man feeling crash “turn” meaning the phrases avoided on the way to the fridge he calls his bar the shot of water in a half-broken glass...

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Diary from an Empire (III)

14.08.21 Bombs dropped elsewhere — in the empire I awake to this benefit. 14.08.22 whenever I drive a humanist loses hope at least a little 14.09.30 Punish the arena owners severely! Imperial citizens should...

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Rituals

It’s the precise way that you place the tiny spoon Back into the porcelain cup of white crystal sugar After spooning exactly two into your coffee Then, standing lightly upon your toes, Place it...