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REPAIR
resort, frequent or habitual going; concourse or confluence of people at or in a place; making one's way; to go, betake oneself, to arrive; return to a place; to dwell; to recover, heal, or cure; to renew; to fix to original condition.

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WALTER WILLIAM SAFAR  | the Stationery Boy
WALTER WILLIAM SAFAR  | Road of Dreams
KIRBY WRIGHT | Notes From the Hanged Woman

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Zoltán Böszörményi | Only Syllables
Zoltán Böszörményi | Lonesome Bird
KIRBY WRIGHT | I Found You

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NANA TOKATLI | Attachment gone
NANA TOKATLI | to the bow
KIRBY WRIGHT | The Wounded Morning (advertisement)

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HIRA SADHAK | In my world of poetry
HIRA SADHAK | Read my Unspoken Words
DAVID P KOZINSKI | Love Lingers On The Chaise

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JERRY DURICK | Being Lost
JERRY DURICK | Hit and Run

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MADELINE SHARPLES | Underarm Dingle-Dangle
MADELINE SHARPLES | No Helmets Yet

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CHRISTOPHER WALLACE-CRABBE | Staccato
CHRISTOPHER WALLACE-CRABBE | The Fire-Bringers

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JOAN PAYNE KINCAID | Time to Begin II
JOAN PAYNE KINCAID | Today is Parties Parades and Unemployment II

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KAREN R. SPRINGER | Calvery
KAREN R. SPRINGER | Shame

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RAE DESMOND JONES | I am not counterfeit
RAE DESMOND JONES | the burglar’s note

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RICHARD ALAN BUNCH | Baseball Nut
RICHARD ALAN BUNCH | Affianced

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A. D. WINANS | Success is an Illusion
A. D. WINANS | RAIN POEM

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