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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

GREEN SQUARED

by James Schwartz


Libya spills across green squares.
Democracy flickers in oily nights.
The country is falling.
Into,
A sunrise lighting,
Infidels and possible vistas.


James Schwartz is a poet and slam performer striving for the simplicity of Cavafy mixed with modern gay wordplay and elements; Schwartz's poetry / slam material often deals with GLBTQ issues and affirmations of gay (night) life and love. He is the author of The Literary Party: Growing Up Gay and Amish in America (inGroup Press 2011).
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