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The News

“I get all the news I need on the weather report”- Simon and Garfunkel

by Chloe Smith on Flickr

The boxes blink back at us
from the wall where we hung them up
and flattened them to create clearance
for the hard-hitting stories to fall
when they drop, breaking
at 5 o’clock on the living room floor, removed
their antennas to prevent interference
from the dread rising up after being released
from cases cracked wide open —



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Sydney J. Shipp

Sydney J. Shipp

Published poet. Expressing in words, the universal feelings inspired by my experience of life. Instagram: SydneyJShipp, Twitter: @SydneyJShipp