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Concerned with Shape

...by Sarah James:
Playing with punctuation helped me to create the following mirror poem, 'Left for right'... The mirror is central to this poem in subject matter as well as form. I also felt the slightly self-conscious concern with shape of the full (palindromic) mirror form echoed the feelings and concerns of the poem’s central character. Hopefully, the changes in punctuation in the second half help to underline the central point of the poem that a reflection is similar but not identical (a mirror image!) to reality.
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