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Stranger–a word to be left alone
Kept distant and vague,

A face on a television screen
More like a target board
All repressed emotions launched
Without fear of recourse.

Sacred distance between the viewed
And viewer–
If broken they merge into one beast
Tears own heart in half
Devours the therapist.

Anonymous haters hail
Mighty ego boost,
Point and laugh at a stranger,
An inside joke no doubt.

Beware if one normal day
The gap begins to close,
Find a viewer viewing you–
A reluctant baffled muse

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I saw first
Dante’s Hell spew from the ground
wars charged with infidelity
cheated humanity behind closed curtains

we, violent creatures
fill caskets with fresh roses
should they have dried first
Life underground sounds dull

the smiths and the Jones
a few blocks down a battlefield
honesty carved into a rotting log
we save none for ourselves

give and take
did greed rule wrath
or sloth, drinking coffee in the corner
Did we ever rule ourselves?

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Windows against a black canvas,
Like blue stars–
Man-made–
Upon a sea of air.

Twinkles lamps with flourescent bulbs,
Light of night,
Against all odds,
Breaks the torpid sky.

Silver metal upon new-made tracks,
Like birds, glide
Race with wind,
Driven by every unseen goals.

When did the feared become the prey
When night, forsaken,
won counterfeit light…

The Moon is past it’s due

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