The Duck Farmer




Patel, Reina

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PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: While traveling on a houseboat with my family in South India, I woke up one morning to an intriguing scene in the waters around me. I could not let the inspiration pass without documenting it in some form; hence this poem was born.

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This work received second place in the "Open Verse Poetry" category from all literary works submitted in the 2018 On My Own Time show and was read aloud by the author at the annual Literary Night, which was held from 6-8 p.m. on October 11, 2018, at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.

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