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the original fragments
of continuity
become magnets
you dread to pull apart
*

how to speak the truth
with a language of lies
is a labor and an art
*

it took decades for me to learn
how little people see
being acutely aware of my own transparency
*

I was on what was called the right track
but I had an arguement with myself
that I lost and
every word was erased with every step
*

I will never make it back to shore!
some words are warm blooded
others cold
I remember that sweltering day swimming
dragged out with
the undertow
and no longer seeing anything but ocean
the Atlantic in every direction
swelling its dirty greeness into
into the adjective
oceanic
which suddenly had meaning
when I finally made it back
I was someone else
for sure
*

I find myself questioning evolution
during holiday gatherings
I find it hard to answer questions
that require cliches
to meet others’ expectations
*

it takes 3 baby
you & me
*

I call you hellcat
and you know why
I smile when I say that
*

what I see first
is negative space
what I constantly desire
is a similar background
to occupy
*

angst
is a renewable resource
there will always be
enough to go around
and around and
around…
*

the day is about to begin
it has plans for me
another day about to be spent
on idiocy for money
with junk food for breakfast
lunch and dinner
drowning in fat
my spirit couldn’t get much
thinner
*

in moderation
has nothing to do with
the extremity of the life
and death
of what is between your buns
or hidden
under some miracle sauce
*

after decades without eating
anyone’s flesh and blood
I impulsively take a bite of
something…
chicken?
and all I can taste
is flesh and blood
*

time that does not equate to money
must be purchased
at the highest price
*

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Anthony DiMichele

Friday Harbor, United States

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