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We talked with each other about each other

Straight from Emily’s secret bedroom stash

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“Spending warm summer days indoors, writing frightening verse to a bucktoothed girl in Luxembourg”

Songwriter vs poet. 

As stated in the Mary: A Literary Quarterly:

“Dr. Gavin Hopps, a lecturer at St Andrews University, makes the case in his book,  Morrissey: The Pageant of His Bleeding Heart,  that Morrissey is a wordsmith on par with the likes of  Philip Larkin, Lord Bryon, Mary Shelly, and George Eliot.

Hopps calls Morrissey ” the greatest lyricist in the history of British popular music.””

Couldn’t have said it better myself Hopps, but I might add that I can’t count the number of instances when I didn’t have material ready for a workshop class and nearly printed out the lyrics for “I know it’s over” to turn in as my poem.

 

 

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