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Friday, July 17, 2020


by Andrew Frisardi

Abbott Collection 27-KITSCH-WB-155 Sm Trump Bust Water Globe-3" H, Small, Multicolor

When pixel storms had snowed their mind
And crystal balls had gone opaque,
A kitschy star so brightly shined
Its fascination made them blind.

Reality itself was fake,
And every breath they took would bind
And spread a virulent mistake,
When getting duped had left its ache.

Andrew Frisardi’s new books, published or about to be published this year, are a poetry collection The Harvest and the Lamp (Franciscan University Press) and a prose book Love’s Scribe: Reading Dante in the Book of Creation (Angelico Press). Originally from Boston, he lives in central Italy.