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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Stefanie Bennett has published eighteen books of poetry. Of mixed ancestry [Italian/Irish/Paugussett-Shawnee], she was born in Townsville, Queensland, Australia in 1945. Her latest poetry title "The Vanishing" is due at year's end. Publisher, Walleah Press.

Stefanie Bennett

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In the wintery dimness,
The ledger
Crunched its numbers –.
The chairs offered
No sound... their arms,
Empty –,
The cane backs
Resistant –,
The springs
Momentarily unbolstered.

Just the legs, made of
Jacobean oak
Strode through
The foyer.