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Poem: Catharsis: 1966 

Was which the reason
I returned after
five years away:
Two days work in
Widener’s stacks or
ten minutes in your

You looked up from your
book and smiled at me.
Formerly it was my wont
to laugh with you in
ecstasy. This and only
time my heart withstood
your smile.

“What are you doing now?”
you asked, still smiling.
I am remembering
the time you met my train
at South Station to
surprise me. I had
descended at Back Bay.

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