National Poetry Month

Poet of the Day – Nicholas Alexander Hayes

National Poetry Month April 6, 2020 Nicholas Alexander Hayes The Skin Horse Dostoevsky dreams of a man beating a horse. Onlookers only smile. The dream ends and the novelist awakens, thanks god, and smiles. Napoleon on his rearing steed embodies the red genius of Hannibal. His steadiness on the precipice keeps his starving troops going for stony miles. Deprived of sustenance, wild chimps show fear by laughing. One raised by sailors judges us but can,…

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