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Before You Know What Kindness Really Is


On Jan 22, 2012 julimac wrote:

This is a killer poem. It stops me dead in my tracks, pierces to that "other deepest thing" and brings me back to myself. 

The reading, on the other hand, is so poorly done, so overly expressive, and falsely expressive that it offends the poem and the poet.



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