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November 19, 2020 Poetry

Four Poems

Mike Topp

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How strange that we have explored the moon and the other planets and yet we know so little about Quibi.



Rare Books

He pointed to a rare book on the mantel. “I betrayed my country to get this book,” he said. He pointed to another rare book. “I killed a man to get this one.” He pointed to a rare first edition. “This one I got on eBay.”



New Suit

My new suit was incredibly wrinkly after I’d been shot, beaten, and left for dead. That’s the trouble with linen.



The Killer

I hated this man who had killed my father. Also how he kept asking me to please stop tapping on his aquarium.



image: Frances Dinger