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from the June 2010 issue

Internet Life

On virtual seas
I surf
recklessly
in every shape
that I invent
for myself
omnipotent
God among Gods
mercifully
I submerge
a vulnerable
fate
create the world
i seven seconds
disappear
into whoever’s story
that only the mouse
knows

I erase death
with one key
and save
beauty
youth
immortality
For a while
I don’t
crash into life
 

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