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Friday, 7 March 2014

Piano / Peninsula

Revolutionary piano notes,
protestors in Kiev.

Can be heard in Crimea,
Georgia repeating.

Breaking sovereign song:
Helicopters on the horizon.

Mr. Piano Extremist:
Play on... 

© James Schwartz
Poet and slam performer, James Schwartz strives for the simplicity of Cavafy mixed with modern gay wordplay. His book, The Literary Party: Growing Up Gay and Amish in America, was published by in Group Press in 2011. Twitter: @queeraspoetry

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