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The Daily Poem: Don't smile please

For copyright reasons we are not able to provide the full text of the poem on this database. Following are the details of the publication in which it appears.

D J Enright was born in Leamington Spa in 1920, and now lives in London. His collections include Collected Poems 1987 and Selected Poems 1990 both published by Oxford University Press. This poem will appear in his forthcoming collection published at the end of the year by Oxford University Press.