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The Shoelace

Rating: 3.0

a woman, a
tire that’s flat, a
disease, a
desire: fears in front of you,
fears that hold so still
you can study them
like pieces on a
chessboard…
it’s not the large things that
send a man to the

madhouse. death he’s ready for, or
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Pen Anthony 18 December 2016

This ranks so high on poems i deem great

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Raymond Farrell 08 May 2015

There is a lot of truth in this poem. I like the ending - be careful when you bend over.

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