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a fungus among us

wax of ear
and jam of toes
and crusty nugget
out of nose
seeping sweat
from tofu arms
are just a few of Charlie’s charms.
crunchy crumbs
from sleepy eyes
and fingernails
unsanitized.
peeling skin
from burning sun
and dandruff flakes
one thousand one.
All these sunny things, so gnarly
will serve to recommend Our Charlie.

 

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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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