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# Henry Schneiderman 2016-06-17 21:14
This is a brilliant haiku, so full of meaning and double-meaning, and pithy even in comparison to the very hard work done by words in every haiku. I love the double-entendre ,but it is not merely clever, it is resonant and meaningful.
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