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New Hampshire

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I met a lady from the South who said
(You won't believe she said it, but she said it):
'None of my family ever worked, or had
A thing to sell.' I don't suppose the work
Much matters. You may work for all of me.
I've seen the time I've had to work myself.
The having anything to sell is what
Is the disgrace in man or state or nation.

I met a traveler from Arkansas
Who boasted of his state as beautiful
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Dr Antony Theodore 03 May 2020
I met a poet from another state, A zealot full of fluid inspiration, Who in the name of fluid inspiration, But in the best style of bad salesmanship, ..... a great poem. tony
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Ronald Meseck 11 December 2017
Robert Frost must have been fired up at something when he wrote this. Lacking no flames to burn all to cinders.
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