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ELDER POETRY INTERLUDE: Lines on Retirement, after Reading Lear

By David Wright Avoid storms. And retirement parties. You can’t trust the sweetnesses your friends will offer, when they really want your office, which they’ll redecorate. Beware the still untested pension plan. Keep your keys. Ask for more troops than...
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