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The People In Our Lives



Those we pretend we know
for the frisson of recognition
also exist in flux, like a swarm
of mosquitoes swelled,
swollen with our blood,
drifting over us
until some random breeze
sweeps them away.
Then we pretend
we remember them.

All poems are written and copyrighted by Michael C. Rush.
None may be republished or repurposed without permission.