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Zan

This year’s cold and grey started
On that day we said goodbye to you
But they just never stopped
We can’t say for sure if they ever will

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#micropoetry

Temple In Ice

My body is a medley
Of unclean open sores
Internal unexplained pains
And numbnesses to be paid
At a later date

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#micropoetry #gogyohka

Hero ’80

It shattered the silence
of the study hall
so gloriously when
Wayne Pavlik greeted
news of his library fine
You mean I gotta pay for books?
UNCOOL!

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Mendota

No regular, a stranger
seated at the counter now
but I’ll walk out of here
in a blood-filled left shoe
with the joint’s sturdiest waitress

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#veryshortstory