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By Mankh. Axis of Logic
Axis of Logic
Sunday, May 17, 2009


empty storefronts
like lost teeth
time bubbles
hollow aftermaths
chains unlinked
folks gone home
some searching
they say that Davids topple Goliaths
and turtles take the race
yet getting through
is what makes us wonder
how much we can smile
with this gap-toothed expression
and how much we will gather for story,
for elbow grease, pooling our resources,
show how we cannot be kept
from banding together

Mankh (Walter E. Harris III)

Mankh is well known in the circles of progressive poetry. He has contributed to Axis of Logic's Poetry Library many times. Mankh is a writer, small press publisher, and Turtle Islander. His new book of poems is Adam Had No Earthly Navel. You can contact him at his literary website:

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