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Ballade Of A Special Edition

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He comes; I hear him up the street--
Bird of ill omen, flapping wide
The pinion of a printed sheet,
His hoarse note scares the eventide.
Of slaughter, theft, and suicide
He is the herald and the friend;
Now he vociferates with pride--
A double murder in Mile End!

A hanging to his soul is sweet;

His gloating fancy's fain to bide
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Stephen W 07 September 2016

An excellent poem. Things haven't changed for the better in the century that has passed. Media vultures still love gore and disaster.

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Mariah Gonzalez 19 May 2006

I like your poem, you should read mine there kinda like yours but not as long

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