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  • Mike Finley (4/15/2008 11:18:00 AM) Post reply

    Thanks one and all.

  • Mike Finley (4/14/2008 4:00:00 PM) Post reply | Read 3 replies

    Friday is my wife Rachel's birthday. So I made a show of some recent poems. It's at http: //

  • Mike Finley (5/27/2006 2:25:00 PM) Post reply

    It usually means I am reading the poem 'cold.' With the spell of creation broken, the poem's shortcomings become apparent.

    The other possibility, that I remember from when I was younger, was that perfectionism and self-loathing tag-teamed - there was no way I could like anything I wrote then.

    'Cold' is better than 'makes me want to puke.'

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