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Fragile

By Tohm Bakelas

“fragile”

sunflower meadow 
with a face like death,
sing me a song that 
takes me away,
carry me to a place of 
unbroken mirrors and 
dancing moonbeams 
and simple life. 
there are enough 
snakes masquerading 
in daylight to snuff out 
the sparrows we’ve become. 

Tohm Bakelas is a social worker in a psychiatric hospital. He was born in New Jersey and resides there. His poems have appeared in numerous journals, zines, and online publications. He has published 12 chapbooks. He runs Between Shadows Press. 

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