smear

stain
you claim
the bedroom carpet stains
confirm we’re a disgrace

for me
they’re smeared reminders

of just how dirty we
play the game.

© Anthony Gorman 2017

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green

green
starch wool
covers
tugged-
over scarlet
stains
on enemy plains.

razor
blades
of green
land
flat-
beneath
great boots
of black

Attack!

© Anthony Gorman 2017

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