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How I Knew What to Do
                    In the long ago
                    ee demosthrated just how:
                    Every evening at 6,
                    He stalked out of a
                    Long-forgotted sidestreet
                    North of 65 5th,
                    Where I sat waiting
                    For the rattle and honk
                    Of his crossing,
                    Never looking, never stopping.
                    Olaf incarnate, unarmed and

- David W. Mitchell

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