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Invention Of A New Meaning

Humans are in the wrong place
, we don’t belong here
, this is not home , we must
disengage from gravity .
We’ve been tricked into believing
otherwise
, we don’t belong here : disengage .
We are in the wrong place
: recharge your imagination , let go .
The truth is lying to us
, take comfort in knowing this .
If we stay here
we’ll lose our sensibility .
The truth has lied
, we don’t belong here . This is
not home .
We need a new truth : use your
imagination .
We need to silence language
: the truth is lying .

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from my 10th book: Broken , poems

first published in: Lothlorien Poetry (France)
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DAH’s poems have been published by editors from the US, UK, Italy, Germany, Poland, Spain, France, Ireland, Canada, Philippines, Singapore, Africa, Australia, Mauritius, Japan and India. He is a multiple Pushcart nominee, Best Of The Net nominee, and the founding editor for the poetry critique group, The Lounge. DAH lives in Berkeley, California where he is working on the manuscript for his eleventh poetry collection. His poems have appeared in Poetry Now!, Otoliths, The Cape Rock, Straylight Magazine, Acumen Journal, Sandy River Review, Indian River Review, Harbinger Asylum Magazine, Junto Magazine, Mad Swirl Magazine, New Mexico Review, KNOT Literary Magazine, Setu Journal, Fishbowl Press, Tokyo Poetry Journal, and many others. DAH does not hold degrees from any university writing programs, nor from any academic writers workshops. more…

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