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I am not William Shakespeare nor am I Kurt Cobain.

I realize this as I am sitting in Crescent City coffeehouse, rewriting the lyrics to the Nirvana song “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” for the annual Shakespeare Day at Louisiana Tech, whose theme was “Smells Like Shakespearit.”

Becoming a prolific poet or a grunge rocker from the 90s would at one time have sounded pretty cool to me, but doesn’t seem very practical or economical whatsoever now.

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