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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Keith Nunes (New Zealand) lives beside Lake Rotoma where the two of them undertake a great deal of reflecting. He's had works published around the globe, has placed in competitions and been a Pushcart Prize nominee. His book of poetry/short fiction, "catching a ride on a paradox", is sold by the lunatic fringe.

Keith Nunes

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Art for god's sake

(for Talulah)

she purges standing staunch
haemorrhages on the canvas
a wickedly whirl of tortured reds and ochres

she's screaming
chucking up
then drowning them in toilet bowl hysteria

this is hurt
this is dire

then the roiling rapture
and then
then the bluster
then the ego

this is the daily
a record of the daily