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Why I Don’t Give Extra Credit

Laurence Musgrove explains his rationale in poetry.

November 4, 2020
 
 
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You want me
To give you
More to do
So that
I can have
More to do
Because
You missed
The to do
You were
Supposed
To do
Before this
New to do
You want
Me to do
For you?

Bio

 
Laurence Musgrove is professor of English at Angelo State University. His latest poetry collection is The Bluebonnet Sutras from Lamar University Literary Press.

 

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