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The dishes
Half-Life by Marillion
 Category:  Biographical Poetry
  Posted: March 29, 2014      Views: 205

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MARILLION 

Marillion is David Nelson Bradsher, a self-constructed Byronic Hero (or Zero), flawed but well-meaning, simple but paradoxical, and still a work in progress.

He graduated from the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) in 1989 with a B - more...

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Half-Life 

Dishwater cycles round the basin drain. 
It takes no time at all to tidy up
with only half as many things to stain.
Mere minutes on a spoon, a coffee cup,
an iron skillet, one ceramic plate,
a floral-patterned bowl, a fork and knife—
no pairs at all; just ones to designate
the singular condition of my life. 

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I don't even own a dishwasher, so I do them by hand. Being single (happily), it doesn't take long, but it did inspired this little idea.
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