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Tuesday, April 14, 2020


by Howie Good

Punk musicians who overdosed in flophouses,
and child refugees who died in the camps,

and American soldiers killed in Afghanistan,
they pass each other on the worm-eaten staircase,

some shambling along, others racing up the steps,
but just about all of them sneakily whispering,

“Has anyone found T***p’s soul? Anyone?”

Howie Good is the author most recently of Stick Figure Opera: 99 100-word Prose Poems from Cajun Mutt Press. He co-edits the online journals Unbroken and UnLost.