by Masago: Rengay #22 (Jan 27 to Feb 02, 2008), Verses 1-3 (of 6)
A mid-winter's eve — the repairman smiles as he / opens the furnace.
The tooth can be saved... but / a root canal is needed.
Mom succumbs / to her kids' blandishments — stray kitten.
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