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  • In my chair on a warm Summer morning
    I sat composing a poem
    When the sound of some moron's lawnmower
    Shattered the peace in my home.
    'Twas once a soft Tuesday with birdsong
    The windows were all opened wide
    Now the windows are closed
    The air conditioner blows and
    I can't hear the sounds from outside.

    Photo: 'Sweet View From A Comfortable Place' by Eileen Poole
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