Stephen Vincent Benet
Pennsylvania / United States
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The Innovator

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(A Pharaoh Speaks.)

I said, "Why should a pyramid
Stand always dully on its base?
I'll change it! Let the top be hid,
The bottom take the apex-place!"
And as I bade they did.

The people flocked in, scores on scores,
To see it balance on its tip.

They praised me with the praise that bores,
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jean Archil 06 April 2005

i would to know what does this poem nean? thank you

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