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Listen to The Kinks More


I can see the triceratops of love from here
devastating and imaginary.
The homes of the rich sun themselves like vultures above the river.
I can see viruses balanced on railings
and the gait of the teenager emerging from the automatic door
with a job application white as a cue ball,
the trees already the color of early corn.
Run, poet! The extinct feet are already coming down to cool off in
       our shallows.


Ed Skoog

Smartish Pace

Issue 24 - April 2017


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