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    Lol... maybe; enjoyed

    "Just tell me who the hell am I?" - Al Young; Key to the Dollar Store... https://www.poetryoutloud.org/poem/k...-dollar-store/
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    who am I but a stitch in time
    what if I were to bare my soul
    would you see me origami

    7-8-2015

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    Key to the Dollar Store... Summing up the feelings of the younger generation?

    "The Kings of the earth are men of might,"."Kings" by Alfred Joyce Kilmer
    https://poetandpoem.com/Alfred-Joyce-Kilmer/Kings
    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
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    re: Key to the Dollar Store I found a bit of insight here: https://poetrymagicscience.wordpress...delinesteffen/

    "The Kings" - short contrast poem

    "Lucy Locket lost her pocket," - Walter Crane; Lucy Locket... https://www.poetrycat.com/walter-crane/lucy-locket
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    would you see me origami

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    re:Key to the Dollar Store- Thanks for the analysis. It really throws light on the poem.

    "Lucy Locket..." .Enjoyed the rhyme.

    "Mother, oh mother, come shake out your cloth!"."Babies Donít Keep" by by Ruth Hulburt Hamilton
    https://www.nancyholtzman.com/babies-dont-keep-poem/
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    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
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    Enjoyed

    "Not every man has gentians in his house" - D.H. Lawrence; Bavarian Gentians... https://poetryarchive.org/poem/bavarian-gentians/
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    Enjoyed the gentians!

    "O Merlin in your crystal cave". "Merlin" by Edwin Muir
    http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets...uir/poems/2717
    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
    Gerald Murnane, Tamarisk Row

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    Delightful poem

    "Pale, with the blue of high zeniths, shimmered" - Amy Lowell; The Blue Scarf... http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets...ll/poems/20040
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    The Blue Scarf... Wondeful poem! How much lyricism can a blue scarf yield! That is the poetry I would like to be able to write!

    "Queer are the ways of a man I know:"."The Phantom Horsewoman" by Thomas Hardy
    https://www.public-domain-poetry.com...rsewoman-17489
    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
    Gerald Murnane, Tamarisk Row

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    Delightfully sad poem... such a peculiar man

    "Recycled over and over" - Angela C. Trudell Vasquez; Trying to See Auras at the Airport... https://www.poetryoutloud.org/poem/t...t-the-airport/
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    7-8-2015

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    "Trying to See Auras at the Airport..". Interesting poem about ageing.

    " still, living like they orbit one another,"."the world is about to end and my grandparents are in love" by Kara Jackson
    https://www.poetryoutloud.org/poem/t...s-are-in-love/
    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
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    Sweet in using grand-parents in pondering the end of the world; the poem becoming more abstract as it goes

    "This little bowl is like a mossy pool" - Amy Lowell; The Green Bowl... http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets...ll/poems/19997
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    The Green Bowl...Sweet nature poem.


    "Under which she pruned".Tartarean Sun by Kara Krewer
    https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poe.../tartarean-sun
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    Wow... strong imagery in a sad enigmatic way Enjoyed

    "Vainly my heart had with thy sorceries striven:" - Sarah Helen Whitman; To –... https://www.poetryoutloud.org/poem/to/
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    ToInspired poem!

    "Wandering around the Albuquerque Airport". Gate A-4 Naomi Shihab Nye
    https://poets.org/poem/gate-4
    "I seemed to have sensed also from an early age that some of my experiences as a reader would change me more as a person than would many an event in the world where I sat and read. "
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    Naomi is a contemporary Warm, fuzzy, poem of humanity with subtle undertones. Enjoyed very much

    "X or chi it's all Greek to me" - Brian Strand; X is for X... https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/x_is_for_x_1570902
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