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I Would Pick More Daisies

Ageing
Poetry
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Illustration by ANN CHRISTIE [image, unknown]
Illustration by ANN CHRISTIE I would pick more daisies Illustration by ANN CHRISTIE [image, unknown]
poem by Nadine Stair, aged 85. [image, unknown]
poem by Nadine Stair, aged 85. Illustration by ANN CHRISTIE [image, unknown]
poem by Nadine Stair, aged 85. Illustration by ANN CHRISTIE [image, unknown]
poem by Nadine Stair, aged 85. Illustration by ANN CHRISTIE [image, unknown]
Illustration by ANN CHRISTIE [image, unknown]
Author: Don Herold*
Illustration: ANN CHRISTIE

*Don Herold's original was a longer piece of prose but it has become a poem, been much plagiarized and attributed to all sorts of authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Nadine Stair and Brother Jeremiah. The plagiarism trail can be traced back to the original at http://www.benjaminrossen.com/frameset_daisies.htm

©Copyright: New Internationalist 1995


New Internationalist issue 264 magazine cover This article is from the February 1995 issue of New Internationalist.
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