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This poem is taken from PN Review 136, Volume 27 Number 2, November - December 2000.

For K.R. Peter Russell

Thirty years ago you wrote
'On a Deserted Shore'

Loss of an Earthly Paradise
Eating at heart's core
Bitter self-sacrifice

I too, in thirty years have lost
All I treasured most

A ghost now, I have more
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