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Phillip Coffey: Literary Knowledge

By Phillip Coffey
Reading O' Henry in my much extended spare time.
Wait a minute - Just a wrapper from an old candy bar.
Come to think of it - remember stumbling from a casino.
Thoughts are often deceiving - now totally plum flat broke.

My literary knowledge stopped just shy of 'Dick and Jane'.
Lots of my ego has been displaced with the ole ball and chain
Thrown across my wide shoulder, heavy - my goodness the pain.
Everything is cool, might as well just take up 'Mark Twain.'

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