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Against peoples of the world

Like all empires of the past

This one too will have its fall

From " Captive Audience"

By Michael Monroe

I write my poems for the homeless and friendless,

parched by the sun of the searing day,

freezing in the chill of the callous night

as the cold slices skin like razors

and indifference multiplies

like malignant cells.

I write my poems for the working people

slaving in the heat of the cavernous foundry,

humping crates in eternity's shipyard,

coughing in mines deep underground,

farming our food and harvesting life,

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William T. Hathaway's first book, A World of Hurt, won a Rinehart Foundation Award. His new novel, Wellsprings: A Fable of Consciousness, concerns the environmental crisis: www.cosmicegg-books.com/books/wellsprings. He was a Fulbright professor (more...)
 

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