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April 02, 2020



No use in paraphrasing to compliment
or berate.
This poem keeps its Mojo going, enabling
any discerning reader to engage.

(Ecstatic Occasions, Exquisite Forms)
Up high in my poetry bookcase,
waiting for a good third read
for heaven’s sake. 😎TW

😎 TW

What a much-needed pleasure to read this, David!

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I left it
on when I
left the house
for the pleasure
of coming back
ten hours later
to the greatness
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"After You've Gone"
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