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Poetry
Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:00 am
 awaiting the lincoln half-marathonyellow directional abe signs up forweeks no parking ones since yesterdayI’ll put on my lincoln top hat genuinevintage liberated from clayville whenour school
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Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:00 am
why can’t kids play on theplayground next door to me it’s fenced locked except duringschool hours liability says ourneighborhood president well why can’t we extend insurance to cover all hours t
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Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:00 am
 personal thanks poem # 4I’m not the one hoss shay yet buthad an irate heart recently as manyIT readers know came out okey dokenow a member of the stent sister- (andbrother-) hood: pills exerci
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Thursday, March 17, 2016 12:00 am
 hi dad hi mom I know being elected prez ofthe whole high school senate can’t comparewith head of the free world but it’s prettybig stuff for me yeah that was my winningplatform—big stuff,
Poetry
Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:00 am
 This week’s poem is by permission of Robert Erickson, brother-in-law to Springfield’s DelindaChapman. He is in hospice, and hopes to live to see these prescient words printed in Illinois Tim
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Thursday, March 3, 2016 12:00 am
after we moved from the little house on the  dairy to our own place up the road the browns moved into the little house earl was a milkman geneva did piece work at home for the shoe factory a
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Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:00 am
I am clothed by the deadmy daughter’s breathtakingjackets she stitched herself orpulled from the buck-a-bagat a minneapolis thrift storea kashmir from india viathe smithsonian she had aneye for the
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Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:00 am
this starts happy ends badthe spirit club in the wisconsinhigh school where my daughterteaches decided to do somethingnice to celebrate valentines dayon post-its they wrote encouragingor complimentary
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Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:00 am
 prom dresses poem #1enter the downtown Y folks and bedazzled by the bedazzling display ofprom dresses white gold black silverevery rainbow hue some plain some patterned choose from slink to poof

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