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“Synesthesia”

(My interpretation of Victoria Slotto’s challenge on dVersePoets to explore “a neurological condition called synesthesia in which the patient confuses sensation. For example, he may taste a fragrance, or hear a flower….”) I smell the anger on the hand that tastes the … Continue reading

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“Primary Colors of War”

The horrors of war percolate under the flag of splendor and national wonder. This talk of grandeur encircles our souls as layers of coleur paint over men’s goals. Flush with dead psyches and turbulent hues that glorify fees which leaders … Continue reading

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“Survivors”

I was a teenaged boy When I placed The strange skull In the crook of the tree. It was an unblemished specimen Stripped clean by nature Its bone and horn Survivors of the elements. I envisioned my prize Above my … Continue reading

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