Eccedentesiast

By Luke Young

We live among you
Teach your children
Drive your buses and taxis
Bag your groceries
Pry plaque off your teeth
Deliver your mail
Cook your food
Bandage your wounds
Haul away trash
All while hiding 
That thing inside
With bright smiles
Toothy grins and well placed humor


Luke Young is a writer, bibliophile, proletarian and factotum. He is of mixed Indigenous and European American heritage. He grew up among Southeast Asian war refugees in Washington and California before moving to Cambodia and Southeast Asia with his parents as a child. He lived overseas for more than twenty years before relocating back to the United States in the autumn of 2017 with his wife and four children. His next collection of poetry is coming from Between Shadows Press.

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