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 Fathom 2002

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Inside Cover

 

Poetry

 

Kate Buttery (3)
Julie Perkins(5)
Jennifer Lyn Durkee (2)
Kirsten Horn
John W. Parker (2)
Elena Krasnova
Jonathan Samuel (3)
Sarah Riley
Melodie Umanetz
Olivia Brown and Jessica Young
Fergus J. O'Connor V, Esq. (2)
Gareth Robinson
Charles Ryan (2)
Solange Hupe (4)
Dani Anna Jansen (2)

 

Prose

Angela Pratt
Travis West

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Charles Ryan

 

 

The Governor

All above the governor's head
There were hung some animals - dead.
A cat, a trout, a deer, a bear,
Though since twenty he'd had no hair.
The bear I mean, you see, it was his pet,
(he had won it in a bet)
And now the gov' looks 'bout the room,
Silently waiting to meet the groom
Of his sole daughter true and fair.
She loves her man; he does not care.
For on his lap there lies a gun
And now he waits to fire and run.
His world, his life, is all for naught
Though he may miss once, he won't be caught.

 

Fine Tassels

While I'm abroad and you are here,
1 hope you'll find this, and smile, dear.
For you should know just what I think,
When I've gone to town and had a drink,
Or two, or three, down at the pub,
There are sweet girls, (Aye, there's the rub).
There are sweet girls and some bonnie lasses,
Jumping and giggling with their fine tassels,
They smile and wink and like to play,
And as you know dear, I'm not gay.
But there it ends, for I am true.
Blushing, I look away. I think of you.
And now you know just what goes on
When I am drunk and home at dawn.

 

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