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A night in the woods

At twilight she rises

Dark Maggie McKee

And she stands in a curtain of rain

The dimness disguises

Maniacal glee

For the world has inflicted her pain

Vengeance is wanting

She’s out for a haunting

And the silvery moon’s on the wane

She slides through the forest

And the crickets have chorused

In awe of her legerdemain

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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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