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Amateur Night | Poem


 
 
 

AMATEUR NIGHT
 
Evening comes

with the enthusiasm of an aficionado:

You fall into my arms

as though we had never

done this before.

And despite the awkwardness 

of elbows and titters

the applause at curtain

is thunderous.
 

- Karen Alkalay-Gut
 

to Karen   /   to Moongate


 


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