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The Poets’ Dog Collar by HassL

HassL | Jan 13th, 2022 | poetry | 1 Comment

Poem

*the poets’ dog collar*

he wore the poets’ dog collar
like a destitute bishop

and every morning
he pawned
the alphabets

until they
checkmated
into words of love

1 Jan 2022

Poet Bio

Hassen Lorgat is a social justice activist and over the years worked in the trade unions, civic associations as well as NGOs for the past while. He is currently the manager of Policy and Advocacy for the Bench Marks Foundation. He has written poetry for years, most of them lay somewhere but mostly under his bed or pillow.

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