In a message dated 15/08/2006 15:31:21 GMT Standard Time, jansy@AETERN.US writes:
I only realized today that the murder of Shade by Gradus/Gray had been announced in the very first lines of his poem when the poet, posthumously ( "I was the shadow... slain" ), notes, that he also was "ashen fluff" ( an ash gray powdery bundle)...
Quite surprising to discover how slow a reader I am.
Sorry, but to say one has "realized", as opposed to speculated or fantasized, that the murder has thus been posthumously announced is surely pushing it a bit?
Anthony Stadlen

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