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by +Steven Curtis Lance
Sunday, February 06, 2005
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"So I took her up on her suggestion / And emerged from my reclusivity / At least for forty-five minutes or so / Fired up my old Chrysler and go man go"


Transcendental Sonnet #1290:

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I called up the supermarket to ask

If I could buy my apples with a check

The lady who answered allowed her mask

To slip a bit and she asked "What the heck

Do you think people do and where have you

Been?  Under a rock somewhere?"  That was fair

As it was an unusual question

 

So I took her up on her suggestion

And emerged from my reclusivity

At least for forty-five minutes or so

Fired up my old Chrysler and go man go

I found some brown rice which was very nice

Ten pounds of apples and boxes of tea

They accepted a check  ...even from me

 

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Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson 2/6/2005
Steve...hiding sometimes can hide many a hurt, yet healing and renewal comes from buying an apple today...I enjoyed the write and peace and comfort to you always.

Allen
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/6/2005
Good for you and got get them Steve.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 2/6/2005
Sometimes you just have to make a start at reaching out to the real world and the society we must deal with.

Felix



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