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Peter Roberts is a mathematically educated poet who sometimes writes fiction. He has been contributing to various magazines and journals for more than forty years, and has poems forthcoming in The Magazine of Speculative Poetry and Lilliput Review. See his slightly out-of-date personal webpage, god-and-country.info/personal.html, where you can find links to lists of all his published poems and stories, if you look carefully enough. Some may find the rest of the website interesting as well.
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The End
This story was first published on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

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