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Book Review: The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling My rating: 4 of 5 stars I surmise that most people who have picked up The Casual Vacancy did so because of name recognition and a degree of curiosity. I’ll be honest, I really didn’t have a clue what the book was about when I decided to read it. […]

torch bearing quietly

I will not act out, will not
yell or curse or slam doors,
will not make a scene -- you
do not deserve such a chance
to make an example out of me
to be proven right since you
are not. Instead, I'll stand
at this street corner, raise
my hand high and clench that
light which yet remains. It
will burn brightly, quietly,
fiercely before fading as I.

Then I'll be gone but found.

©JAC 2005

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