Mox nix the confident smile

-you need a rib spreader to read the etchings on

a man’s heart

Mox nix all that bravado

-you must listen to the woeful silence between his

breaths

to see one that is lost and blind

Mox nix most of what is before you

-it covers a layer of reality you can only see

through the eyes of your soul

©Vivian Zems

Mox Nix. (German) Bastardization of “Es macht nichts”, used by American GI’s in WWII Europe to mean “It doesn’t matter” or “It makes no difference.”  

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