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lovely hands
by Bogdan Dragos

there's been a collection of
rather
dark thoughts lately

and he was
studying it from the comfort
of his bed

The other day he found a good pillow
in the dumpster

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writing for the rest of his life
by Bogdan Dragos

he declared himself insane
before the world

and the world did worse
than not to
believe or ridicule him

The world
ignored him


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Writing For Myself
by Jeffrey Pipes Guice

Have you ever wanted to be a poet...
You have no talent, and you know it...
But you keep rhyming words along...
Trying to write that perfect song...

Your friends say your poems all suck...
Find another way to make a buck...
But you just keep on writing anyway...
Because you feel you have something to say...


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Saint Bernards are big, heavy dogs
by Bogdan Dragos

he opened another beer
and sat on
the couch
but turned off the TV

He watched the kid

The kid was on his knees
before the coffee table
busy with

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run wild
by Bogdan Dragos

Run wild
That was the motto

Of course it didn’t address
running wild
in the streets
and away from angry shopkeepers
and the police
and rival gangs
and betrayed friends

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they just knew it
by Bogdan Dragos

the last time they
saw him
happy
was when he told them about
that weird dream
he had
in which wine
poured from the tap in
his kitchen


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to melt the shackle
by Bogdan Dragos

it wasn’t morning yet
but he woke up
to the sounds of cheering
and applause

He looked around
and saw
shadowy figures with
elongated faces
and bright, white eyes

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town of forgotten poets
by Bogdan Dragos

there he was
arriving on main street
carrying a backpack
and a suitcase

both stuffed with
papers

“WELCOME TO THE TOWN
OF FORGOTTEN POETS.”

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why do you seek the living among the dead?
by Bogdan Dragos

The old lady kept coming by
the hospital to assure the medics that it'll be
okay

"He's a true fighter," she said. "I know he'll make it.
He has won the battle with drugs
twice in the past. He'll make it this time as well. I
know it. I feel it. I believe in him."

"Mam," said the doctor. "We found rusty fragments

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alive today
by Bogdan Dragos

there was a new guy in the park
among the homeless

He arrived just after the mayor had
eradicated all
the tents and improvised huts

and it was easy to spot him
He was the one who
always had a book in his hand, always

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