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- Salvador Oria
- poet & writer
- Posts: 63
- Joined: Tue Feb 28, 2006 6:51 pm
- Location: buenos aires, argentina
Croquet keep children busy, while grownups of course are for badminton...
Good atmospheric poem, full of images from la belle époque blended with postmod metaphores in a unique dream environment suddenly broken by the no less classic flying mallet. A toad's cold belly is good for this kind of bumps as well as for toothache, my grandma would have said.
Late, everywhere, this should have been posted three months ago
were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free."
mary shelley in her author's introduction to "frankestein", 1831.
- Catherine Edmunds
- artist, poet & writer
- Posts: 428
- Joined: Fri May 05, 2006 8:05 pm
- Location: north east england
Glad you enjoyed the poem, Argie.
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