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Michael P. Steven

Fugacity 05
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I would like to remind
the management
lines upon dispossessed faces
cannot be erased
with manifold apologies;
lurid promises of restitution
or ceremonial platitudes.
However, seeing it is a Friday afternoon
in late Autumn
the air charged with light
your offices closed until Monday
I will make an exception
remaining silent at this desk-
drawing lines of my own in the dust.





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