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Damp

My Screaming Twenties

It rained today;

not cats or dogs

nor sweet little

drips and drops

but it was enough

to wet my clothes,

make heavy feel heavier,

and the earth feel closer

as it rose up toward me;

drenched my fingertips

and I felt the weight

of gravity.

The heaviness

which keeps the world turning

and my heart beating.


© Kristiana Reed 2019

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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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