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Poet's Dilemma
by Bridget Becker

If bards are robbed
of rain and thunder,
snow and ice
and sun,
I wonder,
will poetry
forsake the shiver,
the sweat
each metaphor delivers?
My pen and I
would then uncover
what else compares
to a long lost lover.