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Flounder

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Here, she said, put this on your head.
She handed me a hat.
you 'bout as white as your dad,
and you gone stay like that.
Aunt Sugar rolled her nylons down
around each bony ankle,
and I rolled down my white knee socks
letting my thin legs dangle,
circling them just above water
and silver backs of minnows
flitting here then there between
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Rajat Chakraborty 15 June 2018
One of the gems of English literature.
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Margaret O Driscoll 24 February 2016
Very profound piece Natasha
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Susan Williams 14 November 2015
This literary giant takes a moment in time and turns it inside out and shows us the interior of each moment we live
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Dutendra Chamling 31 October 2015
This poem has strong language that gives wonderful imagination.
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