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Experiment in Golden Shovel Form


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(A Golden Shovel, poetic form invented by Terrance Hayes after the Gwendolyn Brooks poem “We Real Cool.” This one is after Shakespeare’s “Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds.”)

Shakespeare’s original:

Let me not to the marriage of true minds
Admit impediments. Love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to…



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