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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 6, Number 3, September 2012

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Stanley Pelter
Claypole, Lincolnshire, England


local anaesthetic?

digital process
across a noisy ward
flat smiles flatter

Told it would be done with a local anaesthetic. Cannot remember a thing. Not for hours. They said that to me later; after I had woken up. Dreamy. Said I had been away for a couple of hours. Could have been days. Even weeks. But it was just a couple of hours. How long will this pain go on? How can one not very large cut hurt so SO much? Was it really just a local anaesthetic?

light concaves
for the moment     everything
that can has been done

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