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  • Gary Hunter

Fancy Words - April 9, 2022

you know those high falutin’

expressions only the rich

in language use


the ten to fifteen jumble

of letters you have to

ask how to pronounce?


so where does that leave

the rest of us mainstream

blue collar readers?


standing in long lines

impatient and confused

outside the Bank of Words


hoping to withdraw any

meaning from what little

balance we carry

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