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At The Millennium

At The Millennium
WHENEVER men and women learn
To be themselves from day to day,
To spend no more than what they earn,
Not caring what their neighbors say;
When men can see another wear
A finer raiment than they own
And neither give a sigh nor care;
When they can live their lives alone,
And when they cease to rush in debt

To keep a little swifter pace,
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Michael Morgan 04 August 2014

(cont) ....if a little pious. MM

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Michael Morgan 04 August 2014

(cont) ....if a little pious. MM

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Michael Morgan 04 August 2014

(cont) ....if a little pious. MM

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Michael Morgan 04 August 2014

This poet was reviled in earlier times in favor of iconoclasts like Stevens, etc.; I begin to appreciate his wisdom. more; views of poetry change with time, no less than of anything. Actually, it's quite well-made, which, after all, is what the word 'poet' means in Greek..

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