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In the mirror

Notes

'Enigmage' was a word we tranported from the original: a fusion of 'enigma' and 'image'. Dorian Grey, of course, is Oscar Wilde's creation, a man who never appears to age while, in his attic, his portrait gets increasingly wrinkled.

*' passar a limpo' (idiom) wipe myself clean/wash myself clean; making something more presentable after several drafts; usually has to do with writing or drawing.

We managed some word play of our own: 'shuts its mouth as a whole', the play in English on the mouth as a 'hole' and to shut something 'as a whole', i.e. completely.

Sarah Maguire, Workshop Facilitator

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lucy

wonderful poem

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