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Ruth Stone

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Ruth Stone
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So What

For me the great truths are laced with hysteria.
How many Einsteins can we tolerate?
I leap into the uncertainty principle.
After so many smears you want to wash it off with a laugh.
ha ha you say. So what if it's a melt down?
Last lines to poems I will write immediately.

Prairie Schooner, Vol. 71, No. 1 (Spring 1997), p. 110