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David McLansky

Rookie - 398 Points (5/24/1944 / New York City)

You Can't Make Gold


From what Wizard's vial,
By what chemist's book,
Can Love be fed,
Can Love be cooked?
You can't make gold
From a heart of lead;
How useless, cold,
A marriage bed.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 11, 2013

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