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Fein, Richard, 1944- / The required accompanying cover letter: poetry
(2011)

A question of thirteen seconds,   pp. 39-40


Page 40

Think of something fast.
What is the professional thing to do?
Be silent? Be curious? Smile? Cry? Look away?
Sing a hymn?
Or leave the head in the bloody bucket,
and let the eyes glaze in screamless terror?
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