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Thursday, January 26, 2017

How Can the Poet Speak

How can the poet speak
in these exaggerated days
when words are worn threadbare,
meaningless as an old pair of jeans?

The prophet strips naked,
to deliver the truth;
three years exposed -
the palace and people yawn.

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