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NaPoWriMo 15:30 ~ A Mere 5 Inches

one quarter
the physical length
of a healthy infant

twice the size
an airplane eligible
switchblade

a height mostly
consequential
when considering
the purchase
of a new cell phone

not high enough
to kick a duck
in the ass

a mere 5 inches
is nothing to fear

…until the rains come.

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Posted by on April 18, 2013.

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The AOMuse is the literary alter ego of declassified double agent Michael Strode who finds ease and pleasure in reviewing books, writing poetry, increasing the humanity of the world through artistic and literary engagement and debriefing the political zeitgeist of the present era. At the Literate Epoch, you will find these mental meanderings and episodic […]more →
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