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

Dameion Wagner

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Paper Route Mornings

The smell of ink tunneled
itself into the tips of
my fingers and burrowed
itself into my nose.

I sometimes didn't fold
the papers because of that.
When my dad helped me
I felt good and I didn't mind
the lasting dark of the ink
because he bore it too.