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What If Bill Gates Had Been Born a Poet?

A poem pondering the likenesses within differences

Photo by Dayne Topkin on Unsplash

What if Bill Gates had been born a poet?
Would the world wonder
how it got by before
embracing and embodying
poetry’s sacred rhythms?
Would I, too, own multiple homes
instead of rent?

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Jenine Bsharah Baines

Jenine Bsharah Baines

Retired publicist with a passion. “There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it.” Gustave Flaubert.

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