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Issue Four & Poetry

Fuschia

By Kenneth Pobo

 

I tell few about Dun Dunt,

my invisible friend.  He’s fine

with that, says being a secret

makes him a man

 

of mystery.  At four I met him.

At twenty he saw me through

my first affair–I’d like to say

romance but love looked for

a parking spot while I loitered

in a lobby.  Dun Dunt said

I’d survive.  I did,

I guess.

 

If I look like a fuschia

that fell out of its pot,

Dun Dunt heads to the shed

for fresh dirt, snugs me in,

angles me in just

the right light.

 

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