Mudlark No. 54 (2014)


as an egret lifts its black legs to fly
fetal alcohol syndrome spills into waterways
smashed DNA, the dullness of those in charge
now the first step is over, they’ve made us cruel 
to each other, indifferent as sawdust or putty
you can walk past any street person without seeing
whose face

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