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Pete's thalidomide handshake
bettalpha

in the end he renounced
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shaking people's hands
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kept his stumps hidden
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deep in his shirt sleeves
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so what he'd say
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if people stare
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in ignorance showing off
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their hands to me
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14 Jan 10

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An insightful write.
 — Redlander

i like it.

wouldn't change a thing.
i like the hint of jealousy. i the last stanza even
if it wasn't meant
 — billy423uk

very accurate  portrayal
 — unknown

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