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One Vienna says my poems are complex.
She ought to know this is a reflex
That I cannot surmount,
Of styles strange and oddities profound.

Like Prof. Wole Soyinka of Nigeria,
I write not for the lay who poetry fear
But the masters to whom this art is dear,
And who the language of gods revere.

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  1. Date: 6/20/2012 11:23:00 AM

  1. Date: 12/7/2011 11:33:00 PM
    wow; crazy good. Just another pleasantry to crawl into my skull during this time of black morning.