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  1. Patrick, I think this is another winner. It really captures a toddler in the midst of burgeoning self awareness and total lack of interest in the importance of anything but “me.”

    In “Opening Book” I think I do prefer your shorter poems and the ones that deal with simpler themes.


    • This poem has long been a favorite of mine and it’s always fun at readings. The earlier, shorter poems, are more lyrical. I need to get back to writing more of them.


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