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I'll Be

Heikki Huotari

Now at an oblique intersection I'll be innocently standing by and if a crime should be committed I'll be one of twenty people who saw nothing. Later, when five roots of unity are equally distributed around a circle in a complex plane I'll ask, Is there a doctor in the house, Is there a doctor in the house or is it me?

Heikki Huotari is a retired professor of mathematics. In a past century, he attended a one-room country school and spent summers on a forest-fire lookout tower. His poems appear in several journals, recently in Diagram and Puerto del Sol, and he's the winner of the 2016 Gambling the Aisle chapbook contest.

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