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Who told you to close
The olive wood door, who
Wrote home about the
Red dust sandstorm,
Firefight, exploding
Motorcycle, treeless
Plain, collapsing wall?
Did you open your galabeya?
Did she? Who is the
One behind the emir,
The King of America,
The dry well, the burning
Bush, who? Who?

Michael Foldes

Poet, publisher, author, and businessman whose books include “Sleeping Dogs: A true story of the Lindbergh baby kidnapping …” “Sandy: Chronicles of a Superstorm,” “Fashions & Passions,” and “End Game.” He lives in the Southern Tier of New York.

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