Did you know your poetic license doesn’t come with any specific rights?

You may still need permission!

Harper Thorpe
Apr 24 · 1 min read
As compelling as your sad look is, this is still my ice cream. But I might permit you ONE lick! (Image Source)

If I gave you permission

Would you take advantage

Or stop short

Of what I offered

You have my permission

To do the latter

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Harper Thorpe

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Engaged citizen, poet, musician, humorist, family man. I value irreverence, soulfulness, and a big heart. Offering insight, introspection, shock & aw shucks!


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