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Thank You But No

A note to your willing self

No, I don’t wish to sample your dish
And please keep your dog off my lap.
I have no desire to join you at choir
or to learn of your pleasing new chap.

Thank you but no, I will not say hello
to the Pastor’s new baby next week.
And you can’t count me in for chess and a gin
or to hear your…



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Anna Murzyn

Anna Murzyn


Wearer of many hats; private poet, parent in parentheses, perpetual nerd.