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In Praise Of Clichés

After reading Octavio Paz's 'No More Clichés'

'I'm one of the clichés that has grown up.'
- Charles Olson (1910-70)

I was fresh like everyone else
as I slipped into this world with cries.
I grew up to learn tricks on terrible waters
and how to be persistent on deserts
like everyone else.

I tilled and watered my mind's stony fields
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Sunday, July 17, 2016
Topic(s) of this poem: life
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