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A Great Man's House

Rating: 3.2
It was written in marble in golden letters:
here a great man lived and worked and died.
He laid the gravel for these paths personally.
This bench — do not touch — he chiseled by himself
out of stone.
And — careful, three steps — we're going inside.

He made it into the world at just the right time.
Everything that had to pass, passed in this house.
Not in a high rise,
not in square feet, furnished yet empty,
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M Asim Nehal 30 January 2016
Awesome, , ..........He partook of life as if it were reusable: he sent his books to be bound;
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Dorothy Sinha 09 March 2014
The passing of a comet worried him most - is this about Mark Twain? we shall never know perhaps..
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