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Upon Being a Human Shield (7 of 30)

Do you think of me? I profess my heart has healed. Do you think of me as Winter’s wind licks your face? You wear me. I ravish you. [This is #7 of 30 poems written by Stephen Earley Jordan II  for a National … Continue reading

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Mein Kampf (6 of 30)

Separate substance with razor blades, and let the regime fall in line, then snort– White goons with right hands at 45-degree angles face the orange dipstick covered in oil and a smoke-yellow toupee, exuding power and certainty and judgment upon those once weak, and … Continue reading

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The Deal (5 of 30)

Oh Deathmonger, why did you come, knock, knock, knocking on my door, when you knew there’s a doorbell? Why, Deathmonger, did you offer to save me in exchange for her? You waited, at the foot of my bed, glaring for two … Continue reading

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Living in Stockholm (4 of 30)

Oh! Life begins with a spark of hope, challenging your assumptions about a God that gropes you after the abduction, reassuring you’ll learn to cope and trained to adore his seduction. Lost is civility when you have no choice but to say ‘I love … Continue reading

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Manhattan Yeti (3 of 30)

You came unwarranted. You were the Manhattan Yeti– large and hairy; ape-like with dark reddish hair, emerging from Ground Zero then hiding behind the internet and indie films and poorly written literature; beside Sarah Jessica and Meryl, with your thick tongue and … Continue reading

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The Red Wheel Barrel (2 of 30)

So much depends upon The red wheel barrel Filled with banned books, Soon to be burned, Pushed by a castrated Rhineland Bastard Carrying harps along his sides, Playing slightly flat with tubercular coughs, Marching to Pachelbel Canon in D. God … Continue reading

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April Fool (Poem 1 of 30)

I opened myself up to ridicule
when I revealed my comfortless heart.
Now I’m just your April Fool. . . Continue reading

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