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Bas-Relief

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Five geese deploy mysteriously.
Onward proudly with flagstaffs,
Hearses with silver bugles,
Bushes of plum-blossoms dropping
For ten mystic web-feet--
Each his own drum-major,
Each charged with the honor
Of the ancient goose nation,
Each with a nose-length surpassing
The nose-lengths of rival nations.

Somberly, slowly, unimpeachably,
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Edward Kofi Louis 21 January 2019

With the honor! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Tom Allport 21 January 2019

A wonderful descriptive write of geese in natural flight? ...nicely penned

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Khairul Ahsan 21 January 2019

Five geese's march formation wonderfully presented.

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Adrian Flett 21 January 2019

'Hearses with silver bugles, ' A fine description of the serious nature of geese as they proceed 'Somberly, slowly, unimpeachably, '

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Practicing Poetess 21 January 2019

You can almost picture the geese flying in formation, in this descriptive poem by Carl Sandburg!

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Bernard F. Asuncion 21 January 2019

A wonderful poem by Carl Sandburg......................

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