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  April 2014
volume 11 number 1
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Phillip Larrea
April 2014
   

 

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Gatekeepers

Gatekeepers.
Sclerotic
congealed sludge.

They defend
till their death
vain puffers.

Poor sad sacks.
Detritus.
Bottom rot.

(previously published in the author's full-length collection We The People, copyright 2013 Cold River Press)

copyright 2014 Phillip Larrea