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Numerals on a Spree

By Ben Naga

8, 10 and 6 got drunk again last night
And you know how it is after a few

8 stumbled, fell over and lay there prostrate
As if paying overawed homage to Infinity

10, as usual, got rather too full of herself
And declared loudly, “I am the Digital Goddess”

6 stayed silent and simply sat there, crestfallen
Embarrassed to have turned into a limp flaccid 9

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No Regrets

By Ben Naga

Laptop is an anagram of Apoptl
The Toltec God whose name means “Eater of Days”

Spin free from trite contextual reference
Warp ten through breathless subtextual vortex
Feeling one another up digitally

Laptop is an anagram of Apoptl
The Toltec God whose name means “Eater of Days”

The velvet suit, the evening gown, the orchid
A second glass of wine and a second glance
Maybe a second chance, a slow Spanish dance

A nod, a wink, the key is under the mat
It’s all on line, so we shall have no regrets

Laptop is an anagram of Apoptl
The Toltec God whose name means “Eater of Days”

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Iin Veery Baad Taastee

By Ben Naga

II haad aa leetteer
Froom my dooctoor toodaay
IIt waas baad neews
EEspeeciiaally foor aa wriiteer
Thee teests caamee baack
IIt’s coonfiirmeed
II haave vooweel caanceer

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Words Thinking Of No Mouth

By Ben Naga

Sometimes

feeling hollowed out and mouth

full of used tastes
seems it’s always like that

(no less true of any other state)
and

ballooned with intransigence

the serious collector of dancing Shiva statues
and grandfather clocks

pauses

in his breathing to reflect
or rather

design

a choice of words
which is not

what he is thinking but
only another symbol of that

that there are no such dragons
as things

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