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June 04, 2012


Delightful, Kate...BBrown

These tennis readings are brilliant! I especially love the line in the last poem, "in moonlight: the lines glow,/ which for many have been the only lines / of justice."
I will have to rethink what my failure to ever serve the ball over the net and play a full game actually signifies!

Outstanding post. Thank you. DL

All I ever do is swoon over, Kate Daniels!

Delightful! I couldn't help but think of the psychotherapy/poetry connection (a coupling dear to your heart)and the couple in my office yesterday after reading your post.There were overheads, slams, passing shots, cries of "foul!" and one competitor stalking off the court, enraged.

Oh goody! A week-long feast on the always arresting contents of your mind. Delicious first course. XX

Awesome, fav line
The breeze has carried them off but we still hear
the mutters, the double faulter's groans,

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