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written by: Steven Fortune


Flattered art
unscrews tight congealings of
days shunned by the planner
attempting and failing to wipe up
the lather of ascendance
serenaded by the mountain muse
of exclamation marks
Some kind of fashionista Zeus
for aspirant scene thieves
Breath their only prison
Artificial light their only insecurity
in galaxies painted with
firmaments of ivory
and blotted with bold black constellations
Sailors love a siren in uniform

Steven Fortune

Steven Fortune

Steven Fortune is the author of five poetry books, and has appeared in several print and online publications, including a feature on CBC Radio. He has also served as a Head Editor for his publisher's company. Steven resides in Sydney, Nova Scotia.
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