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Issue 2 Poetry

The Great Restaurant Confession

Must be

just

the atmosphere.

The lights.

That’s why I

find it so hard 

to eat.

It can’t be You 

you

seated opposite me.

It’s

those posters of Italy

inviting Us

us

from the walls

not

your warm eyes

freezing me 

my fork

half-way toward my tongue.

And the music

distracting

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