Poems

Kevin Densley:’As Happy as Larry’ and ‘Rewriting, Reliving’

As Happy as Larry I’m not as joyful as Harvey but more buoyant than Tom, though I would be content with the plain happiness of my good friend Laurence. Kevin Densley   Rewriting, Reliving Rewriting an early poem —because you like it so much but can now see the faults, not obvious then —is like trying to relive youthful days with the benefit of experience; you make the effort, kidding yourself that, with what you know now, the result will be superior: you won’t make the same mistakes twice. But every time you try to rewrite, relive the past, you…

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