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When you're sweet on the a librarian, there are no descriptive dalliances too exotic. It's amazing how suggestive the rules of composition can get...
Courting the Librarian
I want to read the poem you are.
Stroke your soft, hard paragraphs
Leave pundit’s kisses, sharp, on your subject
Beneath your predicate
Split your infinitive
Draw panting breath
Inspired by your dangling participles
Creep softly around your adjectival phrase
And be consumed
By your free verse.
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