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  • Gary Hunter

Sorry, Out of Oranges - Feb. 9, 2022

you’ve made it clear

that poetry is easier on the eyes

with the dribble of sweet juice

down the chin

interpretation is smoother

rhythm more likeable

the poet given more stars

a much higher rating

than when it’s served

cold and by itself

where words must do

all the digging and support

the tunnel before breaking

into that sweet human space

of a smile


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