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Monday, March 06, 2017


by Howard Winn

where lies have become dogma
and law breakers rise to the top
for no good reason except they
kiss the feet of he who has lied
the most to achieve notoriety
that fills the coffers of the star
in the fake world of so-called
reality which has always been
scripted by the alternate world
populated by the anarchists
who want a war to prove that
they are manly enough to get
others to kill for them in a
martial view of what is success

Howard Winn's work, both short fiction and poetry has been published in Dalhousie Review, The Long Story, Galway Review, Antigonish Review, Chaffin Review, Evansville Review, 3288 Review, Straylight Literary Magazine, and Blueline.  His B. A. is from Vassar College. His M.A. is from the Stanford University Writing Program. His doctoral work was done at N.Y.U. He is Professor of English at SUNY.