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WH Auden


Cocaine Lil and Morphine Sue


Did you ever hear about Cocaine Lil?
She lived in Cocaine town on Cocaine hill,
She had a cocaine dog and a cocaine cat,
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  • David Jones (5/13/2012 6:05:00 AM)

    This work is listed in my book '100 American Poems' as originating in Chicago/Detroit late 19th century-so surely not by Auden? (Report) Reply

  • Lisa Francis (2/27/2010 5:57:00 PM)

    Has anyone heard the John Martyn song 'Cocaine' inspired by this Auden poem. It's worth a listen. It's really very amusing. (Report) Reply

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