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Happily talking about nothing

And a poem set by Richard Wright
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Just saying hello in a new location. Below is a work of the writer Richard Wright. It’s not his birthday, that was September 4th. But a good work to usher in autumn.

1.

I am nobody:
A red sinking autumn sun
Took my name away.

2.

I give permission
For this slow spring rain to soak
The violet beds.

3.

With a twitching nose
A dog reads a telegram
On a wet tree trunk.

4.

Burning autumn leaves,
I yearn to make the bonfire
Bigger and bigger.

5.

A sleepless spring night:
Yearning for what I never had
And for what never was.

Richard Wright at work

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