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SAME HOSHI, SAME.

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King John was not a good man—
   He had his little ways.
And sometimes no one spoke to him
   For days and days and days.
                    —
from “King John‘s Christmas” by A.A. Milne

Did anyone else love this poem as a kid and did anyone else not realize that that King John was Magna Carta King John? Yeah, check out today’s VERSO post.

image: A.A. Milne’s King John stares at a row of Christmas cards he has sent himself in “King John’s Christmas,” from Now We Are Six, first edition, London, 1927. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.