Anyone who dies

Anyone who dies
without knowing love is a fool
Anyone who dies
with love in their heart is
a different kind of fool

We all die alone
We all die together
a little piece at a time
and leave a big mess behind

When we are asleep
we get a sneak peek
at how things work
on the other side of the mirror

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Published by mikepowernyc

Named one of New York's Best Emerging Poets 2019, my poetry chapbook The New Normal was published by Analog Submission Press. My novel The Zoo was published by Cacoethes Publishing House. Other poems and short stories have appeared in various publications, including Subterranean Blue Poetry, The Journal of Microfiction, and Sick Lit Magazine. Other works include a staged reading of my play Digging Up John Barrymore, performed by Dreamcatcher Entertainment, and five albums of original music recorded with my band Late Model Humans.

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