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Be My Eyes

by Duane Anderson

Image of train tracks with a man standing on the tracks with his back faced toward the foreground and his head bowed down.
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Where do I fall

when there is no place to go,

and when I cry,

who will wipe away my tears?

I’ve searched my mind,

and turned left on a dead-end street.

Now I turn to you,

be my map to lead me through.


Black and white photo of the author, Duane Anderson.
Duane Anderson

Duane Anderson currently lives in La Vista, NE. He has had poems published in Fine Lines, Cholla Needles, Tipton Poetry Journal, and several other publications. He is the author of ‘On the Corner of Walk and Don’t Walk,’ ‘The Blood Drives: One Pint Down,’ and ‘Conquer the Mountains.’

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