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First Sight

This next poem was written in about ten minutes flat! Out jogging, I was thinking of fragments of iambic verse to do something with later. The central idea, of two people meeting, came to me in a flash. When I got home I wrote it up and found that I had written perfect verses of alternating iambic tetrameter and trimeter! I thought about it when cleaning up after my jog, and improved upon the plot and filled in some pieces by adding more verses. The result works very well.

Many people believe that this was based on actual events, but it is pure fiction. In fact, the plot was changed around as I edited it.

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