A Poet’s Life

October 11, 2016 § Leave a comment

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Your spine tells the story of a poet working at a construction site, said the doctor, proud of the prophetic ability his science and experience guaranteed to him. I am a school teacher, said the man, and after an awkward silence where the doctor, slightly embarrassed, thought of what was fit to say now, the man added, without the slightest tone of irony in his voice: And thus exactly what you guessed, doctor.

(First published on my Instagram account here.)

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