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Great Men Think Alike

The paint on the metal railing is peeling. I look past it, over the revolving-bed hotels, by-the-week tenements, abandoned shipping terminals, to the sea. Calm today, the gray water fades into a hazy, blurred horizon, signaling an overcast morning marked by the unbearable heat … Continue reading

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“He Came in Peace”

The old man stopped At the gate Of the temple And stared At the modern replacement Of its ancient entryway. Ivy disguised The pillars built Not of hardwood trees But of multi-colored Industrial brick. The harsh white light Of halogen lamps … Continue reading

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