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On trying to get better at writing poems

What I used to do was read poems with the sense that they would contain a right way to write. I still do this, but know it is wrong. I still do it. Sometimes I will read just the first … Continue reading

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Cipher: on meeting a man in uniform

I am reconciled to the fact that this may go nowhere.   He was tall enough to be able to look down and to the side at me. I was aware that his  wearing of medals wasn’t normal but this … Continue reading

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