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

Emily-Sue Sloane

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The Death of Civility

The glue that binds us
has hardened and
cracked in the cold
war of lies and contempt.
It no longer adheres.
You can peel it off with ease,
roll it between thumb and fingertips
into a handful of dust.
Make a wish and blow it away.