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A Long Fence That Was and Never Was

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A thought about guns again. Nature, including Man, is violent. Some want to transcend violence. Others revel in the violence they control in their hands as toy. Guns once were tools. Now they are phallic, a lift in a shoe, a recreational oddity -- a ripper of substance.


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There once was a link

  not of

  steely chain

  Of kindness

  Of bright things

  before wanting


  the earth

Naïve sweet

  starchiness of

  bread broken

  not simply


  gleefully slurping

  from ancient

  soulful demitasse

Proud hands

  torn and knarled

  of good


  directed the

  child into

  the wild

  of hungry

  panting beasts

Not safe


  understanding natural




Kevin is (writing about yourself in the third person (illeism) is a trip) an artist/writer/carpenter and frustrated songwriter living in Johnson City, Texas. His latest frustrating songwriting attempt is titled, "I Touched the Hand That Touched the (more...)
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