conveyance

by Lester Allyson Knibbs
(Hakeem Muhammad)


loneliness
is a word

like the word
pain

that tries to mean
but fails to cry out
its meaning

unlike the wail
of a dog in the street

its hind parts
crushed beneath
a massive vehicle

loneliness
is a word

that means
nothing

July 9, 2002
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