Jan Owen Poems
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Alias Lunaria: silver dollar or silver shilling,
it travels well: hold it up to the light and see
frugal savings for a rainy day.
To be honest my first reaction's the honest lie
that hopes the means will justify the end,
metaphor's sideways lean to claim a wider view
for the little everythings to hand,
these loony purses of loose change
for the futures market, translucent not transparent,
since honesty wouldn't presume on absolute truth
and isn't a fool. Lunaria means ‘forgetfulness',
but all ...