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Innocent as a fresh laid egg.
When broke open
No one had any blood.
A fear of passion
Like a fly that enters
A room intimately
Then trapped by
A poison sheet of paper
Or left upon a ledge
Of a window kept closed
Where it too will shed no blood.
What scuffle, what last laughable / scrum ensued, unstoppable zest of juvenile / zealots, their jostle and bump across / the field, sparring…
In Defense of Marriage
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1 / / The tree is an arbiter that / aims to leave but lives to claim. / It runs the tab of a diehard drinker, / / stretching as it sinks;…
/ I bought one / to perform in-depth / analysis in the guise / of a game—it’s not hard / to trick yourself. / The Rorschach blot / …
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I love Brian Foley and Sir! This is a great one.
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