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    09-13-2019, 06:09 PM
    Hawkman replied to a thread Nettles in Personal Poetry
    "We lived upon nettles, when nettles were good, And Waterloo porridge was the best of our food" Traditional, "The Four Loom Weaver"
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    09-06-2019, 03:41 PM
    Hawkman replied to a thread The last to go. in Personal Poetry
    Still not gone, then? Be well. Post on..
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    09-06-2019, 03:37 PM
    Hawkman replied to a thread Tick tock. in Personal Poetry
    Tick-tock, tick-tock, waiting for death. Why do we wait so long? It seems to take for ever to run out of breath...
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    Would you consider voting in the "Don't know much about history" poetry contest? Many thanks!
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Ęschylus, Proust, or Faulkner, with many close behind.
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Anna Karenina, The Sound and the Fury, The Oresteia, or isolt
Driven deaf by the clanking chains of my mortality, there sings all around me, in my ears, a cauldron of unholy loves.
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For grievous war these arms don't ask,
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