Of Course

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Of Course

America’s 

biggest,
strongest,
fastest
young men

braver than brave—

cover their heads
with helmets
to protect their brains
while playing a game

of collision.

Of course we should
cover our face,

fool—

with a mask 

of caring for ourselves,

a mask of compassion for others,
and yes,

a mask of courage

to protect everyone

else in life.

. . . j
from the Childhood Remedy and Other Such collection

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