they think I'm practicing
and leave me alone
for a few moments
I delve into words
that have aroused much ire
among the less passionate
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I wonder what she's reading? It reminds me of many classes where I hid a good book inside my textbook.
Kay, I wrote it with Walt Whitman in mind. Leaves of Grass was literally "banned in Boston," and I imagine many read it secret.