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The Golden Years by Nicholas DiClementi

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You could have tried your whole life
to end up here and
it wouldn’t have panned out. No,
surely this is accident,
or fate, or
is there really any difference?
You can’t say.
Who can say?
You know only that
your skin looked younger, once,
your eyes not so tired.

You used to laugh.
Remember
how you used to laugh?
Back then, you ran funnily:
“Look at how he closes his fists, and
his thumbs stick out.”
Now you don’t run at all.
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Five questions for guest author Nicholas DiClementi

Guest Author Nicholas DiClementi

Nicholas DiClementi

I am thrilled to introduce friend and fellow writer Nicholas DiClementi, who will be a guest contributor at Pen Tight | Edit Straight from time to time. Nicholas is a witty scribe with unique insight into the human condition, love for what he does and a high humor coefficient to boot. So what better way to get acquainted than with a brief interview in which I wrench from the author his deepest political opinions? (You’re right–a better way would be to share one of his poems. We’ll have one up for you by the end of the week.)

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