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(Unpublished) #Poem: “Just Wait”

This poem was written just over ten years ago, in February 2009. The poem itself is fairly blunt, though its title is a play on words. The admonition, “Just wait,” is a common one, though the words have multiple meanings. The word just can mean only, and also fair, as in justice; and the word wait means to pause for something that’s coming, but its homonym weight has other connotations, some negative, some positive. Thus, if the title were read as “the weight that comes from justice,” the poem will… Read more (Unpublished) #Poem: “Just Wait”