1] diplopic: a condition in which the eyes see two images of one thing.
7] purled: embroidered with gold or silver thread.
14] febrile, feverish.
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Copyright The Works: Collected Poems of Phyllis Gotlieb Calliope Press, 1978
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Original text: Phyllis Gotlieb, The Works: Collected Poems (Toronto: Calliope Press, 1978): 17.
First publication date: 1964
Publication date note: Within the Zodiac. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1964.
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: 2002
Recent editing: 1:2002/11/3
Rhyme: irregular rhyming
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