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A burp



A Burp

At the other end of the street
There is a car and someone is blowing its horn.

Green slime-worms crawling in and out from under and over it.
What happened?
 
Street fissures from volcanic eruption, open smoke, green fumes with glowing embers all around the car.
Who are they?
 
Two lovers thought to enfold
Trapped by earth's burp and imprisoned
In their embrace.
Douglas Noel
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Submitted by dougnoel on July 27, 2020

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Douglas Noel

Douglas is a published poet who have been accorded several awards for his poetry. He is a former teacher of 40 years the last 13 of which focused on teaching middle school children to write especially using various poetic forms. more…

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