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Seventh Day Sonnet

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Seventh Day Sonnet

by John Kendall Hawkins

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God must have faltered on the Seventh day

like some old man looking in the rye glass

for the Big Bang he left behind. No way

these time-twisted events have come to pass.

Old now, long past his days of electric

persuasion, just another sh*t-kicker,

a soupà on Andy Warhol eccentric,

stuck on his rocker with a bad ticker.

Why have you forsaken me? day and night,

like a trippy echo down the hallway

of an opium parlor. He can't fight

the cathedral high he feels, hears Jahveh.

Memory is a lapsed confessional

you never leave. See a professional.






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John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat freelance journalist and poet currently residing in Oceania.

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