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With Drizzled Warm Butter, Intensely Rendered

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What every painter knows, but most others forget
is how bright colors dim in artificial light

and lobster tastes most fresh
the nearer to death
you set your teeth into the lobster’s flesh.




Source: Poetry (December 2011)

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