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Now If You Were Teaching Creative Writing, He Asked, What Would You Tell Them?

Poem written in 1975

I'd tell them to have an unhappy love
affair and hemorrhoids and bad teeth
and to drink cheap wine,
avoid opera and golf and chess...

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Los Angeles Free Press - No. 558 - March 28 - 1975

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Now, If You Were Teaching Creative Writing

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