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Unread 06-12-2021, 06:32 AM
John Isbell John Isbell is offline
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Hi Fliss,

A day in the park surely doesn't require an oops!

I enjoyed and was educated by your link about Greek small penises, and only regretted it didn't show any of this: https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=...AAAAAdAAAAABAD or this by Aubrey Beardsley: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/679190

Lear is so superb. Yes, every inch a king is full of irony. The crown is lovely and rather Christlike. The play also contains my favorite iambic pentameter, as it happens: Never never never never never.

Glad you enjoyed the poem. It seems to have drawn relatively little comment.

Cheers,
John

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