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The Blue Slide


Leaves falling by a blue slide

How unknowable unanswerable

sadness joy inexplicable loss

How unknowable unnameable


Always the poet's dilemma yet we

persevere even before abandoned

toys -- Only Fall descends where

youthful laughter once reigned.

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Yes we do "persevere" but cannot prevaricate the inevitability of autumnal moods captured so well in "sadness joy inexplicable loss". Much enjoyed. Geoff.

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Frank E Gibbard

Appropriately mournful mood to this piece a motif set up by repetitious "un"s yes as the season of decline arrives bang on time. Good, doctor C.

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