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The Unknown Comes

Kennet Benoit-Hutchins 1952 (Snowdon, Montreal, QC)

A master teacher of human frailty
Comes calling, even the sheltered deaf
Hear and heed the call; helter skelter
Answering with disbelief, laughter, doubt,
Hope, optimism, skepticism, pessimism, -
Ahh, whatever disguises your fear: works.

The human condition remains in vogue.

Kennet Benoit-Hutchins

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Unchanging human condition

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Written on November 20, 2022

Submitted by Kennet on November 21, 2022

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Kennet Benoit-Hutchins

A Canadian ambulatory Homo sapiens male, who muses and just sometimes, remembers to make note of a verse or two. Unionist with Unifor, accident adjudicator. Runs amok with words, occasionally coherent. more…

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  • teril
    I like this poem very much. I read it over again... and then again! Interesting.
    LikeReplyReport11 days ago
    • Kennet
      thank you. I am glad that it drew you in to re-read it. That is coup for anyone who creates. Thank you once again.
      LikeReplyReport11 days ago


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