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March 2009, vol 5 no 1

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Michael McClintock


An Account to a Friend, about My Life in the West

With no settled plans, no aim to my journey,
I came to a shrine unknown to me, writing down
the verses old spirits sang. Here I've stayed,
warm in winter, cool in summer, making a home.
By now I know all the songs, and who the singers are.

if you visit me,
don't pluck the morning glories
found along the way

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