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Jonathan Hayes

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Sometimes humans
are like TVs,

if you get
too close,

reception is bad.

it is 9:33 a.m.

and i'm drunk

Inside the Mushroom

Either the sounds of angels
or the echoes of my own insanity

distinguishing the difference

is crucial.

©2004 by Jonathan Hayes

Jonathan Hayes is the author of Echoes from the Sarcophagus (3300 Press, 1997), St. Paul Hotel (Ex Nihilo Press, 2000), and self invented (split chapbook with Mark Sonnenfeld, Marymark Press, 2003). Recently published by Main Street Rag, Political Affairs, and Street Sheet, he edits the literary/art magazine Over the Transom. See more of his work at his Web site.

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