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When I Was One and Twenty (with apologies to A.E. Housman)


Four years ago in the summer of 2017 I posted my apologetic version of British poet A.E. Housman’s classic poem “When I was One and Twenty” published in 1896 in a collection called A Shropshire Lad. Housman, who was born … Continue reading

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When I Was One and Twenty (with apologies to A.E. Housman)


When I was One and Twenty (With apologies to A.E. Housman) When I was one and twenty, My world was make-believe. A play directed by others I felt compelled to please.   But now I’m one and seventy, The play … Continue reading

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