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A Lounger

Rating: 2.8
He leant against a lamp-post, lost
In some mysterious reverie:
His head was bowed; his arms were crossed;
He yawned, and glanced evasively:
Uncrossed his arms, and slowly put
Them back again, and scratched his side--
Shifted his weight from foot to foot,
And gazed out no-ward, idle-eyed.

Grotesque of form and face and dress,
And picturesque in every way--
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Susan Williams 08 October 2015
He paints a vivid picture of the idle man- I wonder if we see him differently- I see a corrupt man waiting to do something nefarious from the shadows where he waits
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Colleen Courtney 10 May 2014
An introspective piece. Wonder why so down and out?
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