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Warren Falcon

(04/23/52 - xxxx / Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA)

Mimimus Explains The Pluribus Unum Thing


And now come poets each century heavier than
before, heavier than the other few, this new one, too,
only bards, a real few, to bar, board up the big gaps,
O great light gaping torn, oft thee sung,
slung over shoulder, hauled, the burden,
o the load
it is now become.

Submitted: Thursday, August 05, 2010
Edited: Thursday, August 05, 2010
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