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(12 August 1925 - 6 August 2004 / Miami / Florida)

Love's Stratagems

All these maneuverings to avoid
The touching of hands,
These shifts to keep the eyes employed
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  • Catherine Cohen (6/13/2007 4:22:00 AM)

    John Irving in his book Hotel New Hampshire was responsible for introducing me to Donald Justice. I love his poetry. irving used several in his book but my favourite was this one.

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  • C H Hendry (1/2/2007 10:49:00 AM)

    stratagems, not strategems. Sorry to point this out but.. you might care.

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