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Is it okay?

Is it okay

if we just sit by the TV

until you find sleep

(you’re always first)

Is it okay

that I lie in bed ’til lunch

that I stack the dishwasher and hang the toilet paper

the wrong way

that I say how I really feel when asked

that I want to read, rather than watch reruns and talk about the cat

…I am here.  With you.  With you.

Is it enough?

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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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