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Ugandan Social Media Tax Duel

Late of Cancer, bill passed
Not to envy by that
Could it carry out its authorities
Multitudes as they wondered as though a bill can be opposed!
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Jova Petr

Jova Petr
Cancer Stick

Let us replace,
This little joy.
The bitter taste,
That we enjoy.
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Az Mo

Az Mo
Cúirt An Mhean-oíche (the Midnight Court)

Cuid a hAon: An Brollach

Siúlann an file amach leis féin maidin shamhraidh agus
castar spéirbhean uafásach air. Sracann sí ina diaidh é tríd
.....

Brian Merriman
Closings

1

"Always Be Closing," Liam told usâ??
abc of real estate, used cars,
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Donald Hall
Windsor Forest

Thy forests, Windsor! and thy green retreats,
At once the Monarch's and the Muse's seats,
Invite my lays. Be present, sylvan maids!
Unlock your springs, and open all your shades.
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Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope
O Lovely Lie

I told a truth, a tragic truth
That tore the sullen sky;
A million shuddered at my sooth
And anarchist was I.
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Robert Service

Robert Service
Cancer Prayer

Dear Lord,
Please flood her nerves with sedatives
and keep her strong enough to crack a smile
so disbelieving friends and relatives
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Am Juster
The Shoelace

a woman, a
tire thatâ??s flat, a
disease, a
desire: fears in front of you,
.....

Charles Bukowski
Bruadar And Smith And Glinn

Bruadar and Smith and Glinn,
Amen, dear God, I pray,
May they lie low in waves of woe,
And tortures slow each day!
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Douglas Hyde

Douglas Hyde
Notes To My Nieces (or, Essays In Fortune-telling )

when i was younger, trees
were green, money was green, money
grew on trees, or trees grew up
and became money. now, money is clearly
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Evie Shockley
To Pablo Neruda

Again & again
I have read your books
without ever wishing to know you.

.....

Erica Jong
Don Juan: Canto The Ninth

Oh, Wellington! (or 'Villainton'--for Fame
Sounds the heroic syllables both ways;
France could not even conquer your great name,
But punn'd it down to this facetious phrase-
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George Gordon Byron
Bess

Ours are the streets where Bess first met her
cancer. She went to work every day past the
secure houses. At her job in the library
she arranged better and better flowers, and when
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William Stafford
Her My Body

about the left nipple
of the woman in the bathroom.

She is drying her hair, the woman
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Bob Hicok
Hell Is A Lonely Place

cancer of the
mouth.
there were
operations, radiation
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Charles Bukowski
St. Winefred's Well

ACT I. SC. I

Enter Teryth from riding, Winefred following.

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Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins
A Letter To Her Husband

Absent upon Public Employment

My head, my heart, mine eyes, my life, nay more,
My joy, my magazine, of earthly store,
.....

Anne Bradstreet
Metamorphoses: Book The Fourteenth

NOW Glaucus, with a lover's haste, bounds o'er
The swelling waves, and seeks the Latian shore.
Messena, Rhegium, and the barren coast
Of flaming Aetna, to his sight are lost:
.....
Ovid

Ovid
My Rival

If she met him or he met her,
I knew that something must occur;
For they were just like flint and steel
To strike the spark of woe and weal;
.....

Robert William Service
From Love's First Fever To Her Plague

From love's first fever to her plague, from the soft second
And to the hollow minute of the womb,
From the unfolding to the scissored caul,
The time for breast and the green apron age
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Dylan Thomas
The Wanderer: A Vision: Canto Iv

Still o'er my mind wild Fancy holds her sway,
Still on strange visionary land I stray.
Now scenes crowd thick! now indistinct appear!
Swift glide the months, and turn the varying year!
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Richard Savage
Kaddish, Part I

Strange now to think of you, gone without corsets & eyes, while I walk on
the sunny pavement of Greenwich Village.
downtown Manhattan, clear winter noon, and I've been up all night, talking,
talking, reading the Kaddish aloud, listening to Ray Charles blues
.....

Allen Ginsberg
The Four Seasons : Summer

From brightening fields of ether fair disclosed,
Child of the Sun, refulgent Summer comes,
In pride of youth, and felt through Nature's depth:
He comes attended by the sultry Hours,
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James Thomson
Eclogue 10: Gallus

This now, the very latest of my toils,
Vouchsafe me, Arethusa! needs must I
Sing a brief song to Gallus- brief, but yet
Such as Lycoris' self may fitly read.
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Publius Vergilius Maro
Autobiography

I was born in 1902
I never once went back to my birthplace
I don't like to turn back
at three I served as a pasha's grandson in Aleppo
.....

Nazim Hikmet
The House Of Dust: Part 03: 10: Letter

From time to time, lifting his eyes, he sees
The soft blue starlight through the one small window,
The moon above black trees, and clouds, and Venus,—
And turns to write . . . The clock, behind ticks softly.
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Conrad Potter Aiken
Gregory Corso

Budger of history Brake of time You Bomb
Toy of universe Grandest of all snatched sky I cannot hate you
Do I hate the mischievous thunderbolt the jawbone of an ass
The bumpy club of One Million B.C. the mace the flail the axe
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Gregory Corso
Autobiography (polish It Like A Piece Of Silver)

I am standing in the cemetery at Byrds, Texas.
What did Judy say? 'God-forsaken is beautiful, too.'
A very old man who has cancer on his face and takes
care of the cemetery, is raking a grave in such a
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Richard Brautigan
When, Like A Running Grave

When, like a running grave, time tracks you down,
Your calm and cuddled is a scythe of hairs,
Love in her gear is slowly through the house,
Up naked stairs, a turtle in a hearse,
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Dylan Thomas
On Summer

Esteville fire begins to burn;
The auburn fields of harvest rise;
The torrid flames again return,
And thunders roll along the skies.
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George Moses Horton
Poem Of Remembrance For A Girl Or A Boy

YOU just maturing youth! You male or female!
Remember the organic compact of These States,
Remember the pledge of the Old Thirteen thenceforward to the rights,
life, liberty, equality of man,
.....
Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman
The House Of Dust - Part Iii - Complete

I

As evening falls,
And the yellow lights leap one by one
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Conrad Potter Aiken
Lord Byron's Verses On Sam Rogers.[579]

QUESTION.

Nose and Chin that make a knocker,[hx]
Wrinkles that would puzzle Cocker;
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George Gordon Byron
Bomb

niverse Grandest of all snatched sky I cannot hate you
Do I hate the mischievous thunderbolt the jawbone of an ass
The bumpy club of One Million B.C. the mace the flail the axe
Catapult Da Vinci tomahawk Cochise flintlock Kidd dagger Rathbone
.....

Gregory Corso
Dire Cure

"First, do no harm," the Hippocratic
Oath begins, but before she might enjoy
such balm, the docs had to harm her tumor.
It was large, rare, and so anomalous
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William Matthews
Cancer Cells

'Cancer cells are those which have forgotten how to die' - nurse, Royal Marsden hospital

They have forgotten how to die
And so extend their killing life.
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Harold Pinter
Altarwise By Owl-light

y graveward with his furies;
Abaddon in the hangnail cracked from Adam,
And, from his fork, a dog among the fairies,
The atlas-eater with a jaw for news,
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Dylan Thomas
Dulce Et Decorum Est

Bent double, like old beggars under sacks,
Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge,
Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs
And towards our distant rest began to trudge.
.....
Wilfred Owen

Wilfred Owen
My Cancer Cure

“A year to live,” the Doctor said;
“There is no cure,” and shook his head.
Ah me! I felt as good as dead.
Yet quite resigned to fate was I,
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Robert Service

Robert Service
My Rival

If she met him or he met her,
I knew that something must occur;
For they were just like flint and steel
To strike the spark of woe and weal;
.....
Robert Service

Robert Service
The Key Of The Street

“Miss Rosemary,” I dourly said,
“Our balance verges on the red,
We must cut down our overhead.
One of the staff will have to go.
.....
Robert Service

Robert Service
Metamorphoses: Book 14

Now Glaucus, with a lover's haste, bounds o'er
The swelling waves, and seeks the Latian shore.
Messena, Rhegium, and the barren coast
Of flaming Aetna, to his sight are lost:
.....
Ovid

Ovid
The House Of Dust: Part 03: 10: Letter

From time to time, lifting his eyes, he sees
The soft blue starlight through the one small window,
The moon above black trees, and clouds, and Venus,-
And turns to write . . . The clock, behind ticks softly.
.....
Conrad Aiken

Conrad Aiken
Henry Phipps

I was the Sunday school superintendent,
The dummy president of the wagon works
And the canning factory,
Acting for Thomas Rhodes and the banking clique;
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Edgar Lee Masters

Edgar Lee Masters
Indignation Jones

You would not believe, would you
That I came from good Welsh stock?
That I was purer blooded than the white trash here?
And of more direct lineage than the
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Edgar Lee Masters

Edgar Lee Masters
A Letter To Her Husband, Absent Upon Public Employment

My head, my heart, mine eyes, my life, nay more,
My joy, my magazine, of earthly store,
If two be one, as surely thou and I,
How stayest thou there, whilst I at Ipswich lie?
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Anne Bradstreet
Life's Undercurrent

Within the precincts of a hospital,
I wandered in a sympathetic mood;
Where face to face with wormwood and with gall,
With wrecks of pain and stern vicissitude,
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Alfred Castner King
When Once The Twilight Locks No Longer

When once the twilight locks no longer
Locked in the long worm of my finger
Nor damned the sea that sped about my fist,
The mouth of time sucked, like a sponge,
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Dylan Thomas
Rome Revisited

O sovereign Rome, still mistress of the heart,
As of the world in thy majestic prime,
Grand in thy ruins, peerless in thine art,
Rich in the memories of a past sublime,
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John L. Stoddard

John L. Stoddard