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In My Life

Well at least we know who wrote THIS.


“I do not care for people named Burrell Webb, Margaret Fishback Powers and John Hughes. My poem titled “In My Life I Loved You More” was not written by the Beatles it was authored by me long before the song ever came out. I do however happen to like the song they later produced. …”

That’s a comment on an article by Rachel Aviv that appeared last fall at the Poetry Foundation site, discussing the contested authorship of the poem “Footprints in the Sand.”

The Washington Post‘s Hank Steuver picks up on the latest developments…