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Michael R. Lane


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Sandbox serves up eclectic savory and sweet fare. Here are samples to whet your appetite.

"I hold before me a blank page
(my mind)" ("Blank Pages")

"The Great Equalizer of low caste and high
ferments human remains of kind and evil." ("The Nature of Dust (Form 3))"

"It cost him another dream today,
utopian placebo
then boiled," ("Junkie")

"We impart to each other
derogatory lies regarding
other races or cultures," ("Blood and Vinegar")

"In a pupil that twinkles,
an ant discovers a crumb of bread" ("In The Blink of an Eye")

"A delicate pink rose
pressed flat
between satin white pages
of a bound journal" ("Pink Rose")

"We file on public transportation
joining strange faces and foreign bodies,
a kindred throng." ("This Is Our Way")

"We have touched one another
as light touches images to eyes,
a flash," ("Human Contact")

"Her lips varied in motion
apparently in speech,
curling at ends
displaying alabaster teeth," ("Infatuation")

"Out there,
she waits,
dissecting her life," ("Longings")

"She asked me to explain why I love her." ("Scripture"), 9781634923064, 60pp.

Publication Date: May 10, 2017