“For the Same Reason”

“For the Same Reason” by Deborah Purdy is composed from words and phrases drawn from W. G. Kendrew’s Climate of the Continents (1922).  It begins:

The whole world
Remains much the same—

The unwary
Beyond the reach of

The ordinary word
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Also by Deborah Purdy at Heron Tree: “Where It May Be” appeared in our Found in the Public Domain series earlier this year; you can visit or re-visit it here.