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breakfast beast.
morning monsters.
choke rings and
other things
to make your
wakeup call
a duel and die
to stand tall
and take it all,
like a woman
or a man.
defenders and
girls and boys
against the wall
to meet the day
the way all masters
of the universe
would do, were they
anything like you.

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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