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A Little Bread&Mdash;A Crust&Mdash;A Crumb

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A little bread—a crust—a crumb—
A little trust—a demijohn—
Can keep the soul alive—
Not portly, mind! but breathing—warm—
Conscious—as old Napoleon,
The night before the Crown!

A modest lot—A fame petite—

A brief Campaign of sting and sweet
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Ratnakar Mandlik 08 January 2019

A sailors business is the shore, Very true yet amazing expression.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 10 April 2017

Simply superb poem with equally superb imagery.

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Indira Renganathan 02 November 2016

on satiety...should be complacent...should seek the next approach in life....like a lot-10

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Brian Jani 04 July 2014

I like your approach to this topic.well done Emily

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Angelina Holmes 04 May 2014

beautiful...... love it! as always!

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* Sunprincess * 29 April 2014

.........absolutely love the title of this piece...

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* Sunprincess * 01 April 2014

......keeping the soul alive...we need only our daily bread....enjoyed..

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