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Below is the poem entitled FANFARE which was written by poet Cyndi MacMillan. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Implausibly, I took a friend to Fanfare 

Books then nudged him through its doorway.

This was strange, since he wasn't really there.

Still, he kept me company. Morning rays

blessed, old bricks then revered a worn wood

floor. My companion targeted photography

so I watched him hunt for what he could

'til art caught my eye, nearly blinded me.

Though I was alone, the moment was shared.

This, the paradox of poets, this odd bond.

We crave solitude, yet solitude wears

on the very thing that lets words compile.  

We met up in poetry. He dogged some Wilde

while I bagged a thin volume of Baudelaire.  

* For my Friend, Caleb.

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  1. Date: 1/18/2014 12:09:00 PM
    Another dedication that our fine, and noble Caleb, will be glad and honored to see dedicated to his love of story-telling! Awesome poem !

  1. Date: 1/17/2014 6:17:00 AM
    Great piece you have here, Cyndi; enjoyed it very mucy. Caleb is one cool cat and it's cool this is a tribute to him. Loved it; kudos, my friend! :) ~Chan

  1. Date: 1/15/2014 9:41:00 AM
    Coming to fave this one...;)...of course. And to your question on my comment page...YES, that'll be just fine. I'll have to go look at the blog you're talking about. Thanks again, Cyndi!

  1. Date: 1/15/2014 3:14:00 AM
    Caleb is going to love this Cyndi...To crave solitude is indeed very easy for have that space which is mine and mine alone..but yes it wears..cause no man..nor woman is an island.Magnifique Cyndi : ).