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My flute is golden, my tie multi-coloured. My audience is riveted. ‘audire’ – ‘to hear’, to listen to me. My flute is golden. My lips are oh-so soft, my breath gentle-firm. ‘firmus’ – ‘strong’, feel me! But then, from the … Continue reading

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Dropping Her off Outside the School (Pantoum with German line)

Being considerate, wie’s eine Mutter ist, she stops the car outside the parking lot. Being considerate, she does not insist, but lets it go, assumes the girl forgot. She stops the car outside the parking lot and dreams the kiss … Continue reading

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