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A rumination on pain

The stitched-in torture of nightmare

The rented Witches’ Familiar

Whose beady eyes make sure

Their Lord’s work be done

To us, the chosen ones

The sweat of our spirits

Runs from our eyes and our noses

Our pleas are lost

Like screaming into the wind

What have we done?

Oh God, what have we done?

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Lee Dunn has been writing since the age of 18, but found that work got in the way for the ensuing 48 years. In his home town of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, he reveled in his independence at an early age, and spent as much time as he could exploring the city’s Arts scene. He was introduced to poetry and prose by the works of two literary giants, namely J.R.R. Tolkien and J.W. Lennon and thence fell in love with the written word. His work includes poetry, short fiction, and personal essays, and ranges in theme from the surreal to the horrific, nostalgic, and themes on the human condition. He has been published on Spillwords.com, The Dark Poets Club, Journal of Undiscovered Poets, Crepe & Penn Literary magazine, and the Shelburne Free Press.

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