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Poems + Prompts #24
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Today we are reading a poem by Andrea Cohen. This one was making the rounds a few years (months?) ago. I’ve never taught it in class, but return to it again and again for that heart-stopping wallop of a moment at the end. The poem is deceptively simple — short, seemingly straightforward, couplets — but so many layers are at play at once.
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