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Thus Toilet Roll Is Gone 29th April 2020


Art is where the home is

I wrote a poem praising toilet roll, its in the acrostic style. Hopefully it captures many facets of the characteristics of toilet paper. My inspiration was the fact that a very humble item showed its real worth and desirability during the Covid-19 outbreak.