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Politics + Poetry

Remembrance & Perspective

In 4 Tanka

Photo of buildings by Florian Schmid on Unsplash overlaid with Photo of chess board by Hassan Pasha on Unsplash, edited by author in

It’s been twenty years
ash, rubble, melted flesh wounds
unseen pain — watched
tumbling down conspiracy
streets — business as usual

Brick and mortar from
my son’s bones build-up
new industries — fat
and thriving with his…




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