Issue
 #30 

April
2014


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a poem by Ed Higgins (2 of 2)

the dung beetle

you won't find
this in a fortune cookie

but the true dung beetle
gives nuptial gifts

to his heart throb
and this seems

quite appropriate
since love depends

on so much shit
you'd think it couldn't

ever happen:
but it does.

© by Ed Higgins
 
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