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Guess the word

What part of confidante has that poor _______ played ever since the kindly plant was introduced among us! Why myriads of women have cried over it to be sure! What sickbeds has it smoked by! What fevered lips have received refreshment from it!

(William Thackeray, 1811-63)

Groups the fancy may conjure up: June 2020

Answer: teapot

Filed under: Blog post, Poetry

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Sarah-Jane is an educator at Hereford College of Arts and a postgraduate researcher at Birmingham City University. Her poetry can be read in various journals, including the Muddy River Poetry Review, the Wales Haiku Journal and Plum Tree Tavern, with further poetry due to be published by Black Bough Press.

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