Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

I finished cleaning the attic

But I forgot the basement

How it holds mildew and muck

And keeps you at bay

Never minding

the matters below

until they infect a wound

And bring a pain

Only known by friends

Betrayed by strangers

Calling themselves


Mark Antony Rossi

Mark Antony Rossi is a poet, author and host of the literary podcast “Strength To Be Human” https://strengthtobehuman.podbean.com


  1. Loyalty rarer than a virgin in Vietnam.

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