Bangs & Whimpers
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Bangs & Whimpers

the guy must have been tone deaf heart dead as a doornail that wasn’t just some numb thud spin around toward the cracked mirror could be your moment calling like a gaseous zebra or a metal cloud passing through the stands

he says he wants seafood hold tight! the woman at the microphone is counting the tide’s footprints the fuzzy coverlet keeps the gull’s sound muffled an echo like elephant patter

Geoffrey Jacques

Geoffrey Jacques is the Managing Editor of New Labor Forum and author of Suspended Knowledge, Free Within Ourselves: An Introduction to the Harlem Renaissance, Hunger and Other Poems, and The African-American Movement Today.

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