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Litany

Rating: 3.8
You are the bread and the knife,
The crystal goblet and the wine...
-Jacques Crickillon

You are the bread and the knife,
the crystal goblet and the wine.
You are the dew on the morning grass
and the burning wheel of the sun.
You are the white apron of the baker,
and the marsh birds suddenly in flight.
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COMMENTS
yo mama 29 April 2021
YOU SUCK IDIOTS
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you are the bread and the knife so what are you
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Anonymous 07 December 2020
I know, right? ?
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hhhhggg 30 September 2020
ggggggggggggggggggggggg
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poopoo 23 March 2021
gg broski got some heals and a shield pot?
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Shia LaBeouf 30 September 2020
I cried for nearly an HOUR after reading this it was just so powerful.
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Anonymous 07 May 2020
Rate this poem from 1-10. I want to see the different opinions you all have.
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Dad? ? 08 April 2019
Have you seen me? Same
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Susan Wallis 21 January 2019
Has anyone connected this poem to Poem Number LXXXIII in Baudelaire's Fleurs du Mal, stanza number 6?
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Paresh Chakra 28 November 2018
It is my favorite poem
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Louann O’Bannion 26 July 2018
I love the poem, the way it surprises you with the “you are nots”. The reading of the poem, however, was horrible. Totally expressionless. Computer generated sounds?
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Joseph Pedulla 14 December 2017
HERE IS A LINK TO MY COMMENT ON LITANY BY BILLY COLLINS: https: //docs.google.com/document/d/1mVEyRK9MyXoJC5s-F9UgUWPiADG_METlRwsn1g5mA2g/edit? usp=sharing
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