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Irrational Fear


walking
along
the
lower
level
of the
Smith
College
library
where
retired
card
catalogs
stand
ready
to serve
in case of
emergency
(possibly)
or
to be
recycled
as
fixtures
for
Beaders'
Paradise
(probably)
I
keep
my
distance
lest
Verm-Verr slide out and trip me
or
Bruss-Buber whack me in the jaw.


Floyd Cheung

RHINO

2011


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