Column: The job of waxing poetic can be quite fren...
by Dick Yarbrough
Columnist
03:06 PM, Friday, July 18
“I have gotten bad news and am much the worse for it. “I’ve just found out I’m not the nation’s poet laureate. “I made a great effort. I put up a good fight. “But instead the job went to a guy named Charles Wright. “Burma Shave.” The preceding sta...

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