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Selected poems by Alden Nowlan
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bookshelves: poetry, canadian
Recommended to Cheryl by: Lorna Crozier
Read from July 01, 2011 to January 12, 2014

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Cheryl "Snapshot

It takes even more than this to make you cry
or laugh
aloud
when you are old enough
to find a forgotten snapshot of yourself,

take it up in your hands,
hold it close to the light,

discover slowly
and for the first time

that once
long ago
you were almost

beautiful."



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