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Blessed be the suckers and losers

  Blessed by Lucinda Williams   We were blessed by the minister Who practiced what he preached We were blessed by the poor man Who said heaven is within reach We were blessed by the girl selling roses Who showed us how to live We were blessed by the neglected child Who knew how to […]

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COVID Haiku, why not

    I am in need of music, poet Elizabeth Bishop wrote in her poem of the same name.   I am in need of distraction, I find myself saying, and how nice!, distraction is everywhere— funny animal videos, show-me-your-dance-moves Instagram accounts (shout-out to my daughters), clips of Italian mayors shouting at their constituents who won’t stay […]

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