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A Rome, By Any Other Name

we are lucky, Runt, to have been alive during the
American blip to have taken
a piss in this
post-Cambrian lava drip

we are in the center of the patriotic rock oyster
now: Philadelphia, the initial
irritant beginning: a
Rome on top of a Rome on top of a Rome

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Observations on life from the mouth of dogs.

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David Olimpio

David Olimpio

I write things. And take photos. Of dogs, mostly. Publisher & EIC of Atticus Review, a literary magazine. Author of This Is Not a Confession.

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