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Poetic license

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Sikeston poet publishes new book filled with 'Old Verses'

michellef@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Earlier this year, Paul Johnson decided it was time to unpack his boxes of college poetry and get back into creative writing.

But when the Sikeston man began looking through the more than 30-year-old writing, he realized he had a lot work already -- and decided instead to bind those into a single edition. That led to the publication of his first volume of work, "Old Verses."

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