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


George Anderson blogs at Bold Monkey. His latest books include The Empty Glass (Alien Buddha Press, 2020), The Rough End of the Pineapple (Uncollected Press, 2020) and The Portal (Holy & Intoxicated Publications, 2020).

George Anderson

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Into the Yolk

unwearied still
he slouches towards the bar

the sick beast's wasted breaths
patterned in the widening clouds

he leaps the gulf between stones
in a tumult of thought:

he recalls Plato's contested parables
and the beauty of flight.