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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare

Sarah Russell

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Chancing Love

Not a dive's precision arc.
Instead a lemming run and plunge,
oblivious to depth,
temperature, whether
water's in the pool.

Cynics shake their heads.
"Only a fool . . ." they say.
"Yes, yes!" I answer,
and drop my towel.