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Little Green Wonder

 


Little Green Wonder

 

A red sun reflects off the blue water

And watery grassy greens squint as woodsmoke in the gray of the skies drips

Down the cheek of

I don’t care if you’re getting up and doing it

Every day, I won’t be 

You can keep that crushing weight for 

Yourself

We’re dancers in a dream, unfortunately

Not healthers getting health ###

 

 

Mitchell Flanagan

  

Mitchell Flanagan is an artist, writer, and musician. His poems have appeared in the magazine The Chronogram in August of 2010 and December 2011. His work has previously appeared in Ariel Chart in April of 2020. He's currently working on short stories, novels, and poetry books. He also writes songs, plays bass, and sings with his band Cold Heaven. He lives and sleeps occasionally in Newburgh, New York. 

 


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  1. i sense the poetry today loses a certain sense of wonder. this poem brings that back in vogue. keep up the fine work.

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  2. "We’re dancers in a dream," Yes, we are. Terrific poem.

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