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May 2015
One storm-driven black night
lightening snarled above our chopper
while an artillery battle blazed below.
Suspended between these geminated currents
of fatal power I thought my mortal heart
would explode in terror, but it didn't
and here I am 43 years later
still stuck in the endless quotidian.

  ~mce
Mike Essig
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Mike Essig  Mechanicsburg, PA
(Mechanicsburg, PA)   
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