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Slowly I Turned

Slowly I Turned by Cam M. Roberts   I. In periphrastic August our sky remained cloudless as the sun shone grueling fierce into the pinnacle of bellicose noon where all haven shadows withdrew and the horizon rose in blurry fumes all day I was sanctioned … Continue reading

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Coda

Coda by Cam M. Roberts   I. Hold me indefinitely as an article of clothing or show me love or the meaning of: Fermata.   I’m already worn, broken in by the form of another.   How can indeterminate eyes assert such an intransigent … Continue reading

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Voilà

Voilà by Cam M. Roberts “With those unseeing eyes I so begged when alive to look at me.” — Samuel Beckett, …but the clouds… I A Pledge is a benefit of the doubt under the condition of a dream as … Continue reading

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Peer Pressure

Peer Pressure by Cam M. Roberts We recent pubescent public school youth were barely masculine specimens albeit uncouth and hardly gentlemen So us dudes during all periods in each classroom we went to were gregarious loquacious Jackasses We passed more … Continue reading

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Withhold No Ethos

Withhold No Ethos by Cam M. Roberts   “Persuasion is clearly a sort of demonstration, since we are most fully persuaded when we consider a thing to have been demonstrated.” — Aristotle, Rhetoric   He told me: I only wish you had more … Continue reading

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In Fugue

In Fugue  by Cam M. Roberts I The Fog is absconded in carriages of bluster where the wind wills her far away and fading – II Amid some semblance of swoon live those downcast eyes of hazel. Withheld adornments: Her … Continue reading

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