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Poem about a cucumber sandwich | 31-Dec-08

Enquirer is looking for a poem about a cucumber sandwich, called something like "A Cucumber Sandwich" about the delights of eating a cucumber sandwich, alone and at night, the sandwich demanding nothing of you. By a contemporary female poet.

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Possibly 'Why We Need Poetry' from 'Talking in the Dark' by Wesley McNair 1998
'In "Why We Need Poetry," the narrator wonders aloud at 3 a.m., after finishing a wallpapering job in his kitchen, why the cucumber sandwich he is eating tastes so good.'
Henry Peacock

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