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October 12, 2021


Thank you for this outstanding example of word alchemy. On top of all the things mentioned by Angela in her astute comment, I love "rumpled, stilted."

David, I agree--that's a great moment in a poem full of them. Thank you for commenting!

In Angels's contemplation of the poem, you get your money's worth right here:
"...a slumgullion of anagram and idiom."
Tasty, on target phrase amongst many.
Thank you, Angela.

I love Elaine's poem so much and Angela's take on it once again is brilliant!!

Jim, I love your comment. Thank you.

Thank you bunches, Denise. So glad you enjoyed!

As always, an Equi poem takes you to the moon and back!

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