Scrittura
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Scrittura

Subtle Enemy

A Poem

Photo by Jr Korpa on Unsplash

The same flags aren’t waving
erasure has closed the minefield
torn down the trenches and wire
cleaned off some of the blood

Deserts stretch out
in every direction
but are interrupted on the horizon
by more skyscrapers

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J.D. Harms

J.D. Harms

Former hairstylist, perpetual philosophy student, swallowed by poetry, writing, ideas