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Clutter

written by: Mickey Kulp

@mickey_kulp

 

he had exactly 48 things
in his stained suitcase

he had counted them
twice

everything else was
in drawers or closets
resting quietly
like a memory of
the last time he cared

he left the clutter
as gently as the
spirit leaves a corpse

Mickey Kulp

Mickey Kulp

Mick is a writer and father of two mostly grown children who have survived his shenanigans through smarts they inherited from their mother.

His creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry have appeared in numerous consumer magazines, newspapers, and literary journals. His first book, Random Stones: A book of poetry, was published in 2016.
Mickey Kulp

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