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Seriously? First poem? How did you make it through your teenage years without committing your existential angst to paper in free verse, bad rhymes, or sonnets?

Keep going, I know you’ll do fine.

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Husband & retiree. Developer, tech writer, & IT geek. I fill what’s empty, empty what’s full, and scratch where it itches. Occasionally do weird & goofy things.

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