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SMALL DEFINITION by Mark J. Mitchell

For Kimberly


A poem is a thing

made of words

like a mousetrap

is made out of

wood, wire and cheese.


It’s not your job

to create its beauty.

This thing works

or it doesn’t,

just like

a trap.



Mark J. Mitchell has been a working poet for forty years. His latest full length collection is Roshi:San Francisco published by Norfolk Press. He lives with his wife, the activist, Joan Juster. A small online presence exists https://www.facebook.com/MarkJMitchellwriter/

A primitive web site now exists: https://mark-j-mitchell.square.site/

I sometimes tweet @MarkJMitchellSF



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