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Trying to Get Original

Trying to Get Original
April 10
15:21 2014

JOHN BENNETT

(originally sent out to Bennett’s email list)

He was
trying to
get original
he put
his left
shoe on
his right
foot &
his right
one on
the left
wrote anonymous
love letters
on butterfly
wings chanted
Gregorian
to a
Motown beat.

Alone at
3 a.m. in
his cold-
water flat,
wearing a
World-War-
One Red-
Cross tunic
& Austrian
combat boots.

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What we have to get by on

Waiting mortuaries

 

Find John Bennett’s novels, short stories, and shards at Hcolom Press. You can contact him, or get on his Shards list at dasleben@fairpoint.net. Read a review of his novel Children of the Sun & Earth here
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