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Comments about Paul Power
'When God is in your life you're forced to grow,
whether you like it or not.'
That's what she said to me,
a little woman who humped herself up on the barstool beside me.
Fortunately I have given it up and will talk with and learn from anybody,
the older and more deformed the better as they have been relieved of the burden of youth and spared gratuitous attractiveness.
She was lonely of course.
She missed her mother who sounded like a soul-mate, and resented her father's brutish love that she tried to assuage with banana-cream pie that her mother taught her ...