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    Interesting! Had to read it twice to understand it.

    "Varry monny years ago, when this world wor rather young," Happy Sam´s Song by John Hartley
    https://allpoetry.com/Happy-Sam's-Song
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    We real cool. We

    The Pool Players Seven at the Golden Shovel by Gwendolyn Brooks

    https://poets.org/poem/we-real-cool

    Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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    The Pool Players Seven at the Golden Shovel. I always love that poem.
    "...the ramblings of a narcissistic, self-obsessed, deranged mind."
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    The Pool Players Seven at the Golden Shovel... was the first Golden Shovel I was introduced to not so long ago

    "Xanax in my drawer." - FiguringItOut Mar 2020 The Moon...
    https://hellopoetry.com/tag/xanax/
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    who am I but a stitch in time
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    Enjoyed "we real cool. we". The Moon. Rather sad, but first line starting with "X"!
    "Yellow-bird, where did you learn that song," Yellow Bird by Celia Thaxter
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    Zacho the King rode out of old

    The Ballad of Zacho by James Elroy Flecker

    https://englishverse.com/poems/the_ballad_of_zacho

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    "All the world's a stage," All the World's a Stage by William Shakespeare
    http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets...are/poems/1317
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    Because I could not stop for Death

    Because I could not stop for Death by Emily Dickinson

    https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poe...-for-death-479

    Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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    Great poems !

    "Call the roller of big cigars," - Wallace Stevens The Emperor of Ice-Cream...
    https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poe...r-of-ice-cream
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    who am I but a stitch in time
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    Drink to me only with thine eyes - To Celia by Ben Jonson


    https://poets.org/poem/song-celia

    Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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    Wonderful poem... I had never read it before but knew some of it from a popular song

    "Earth has not anything to show more fair:" - William Wordsworth Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802...
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    who am I but a stitch in time
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    Facing west, from California's shores - Facing West From California's Shores by Walt Whitman

    https://whitmanarchive.org/published/LG/1891/poems/43

    Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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    "Get up! let us flee from the Foe," The *** & The Enemy by Walter Crane

    https://www.public-domain-poetry.com...he-enemy-13394
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    Found this for "Get Up... " http://mythfolklore.net/aesopica/crane/17.htm

    "Have faith" - M.B.Victoria Better Will Come...
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    re: Thanks! Baby's Aesop is cute and this book of 1887 looks fine. But I didn´t know I was going so far back.
    Re 2: Hopefully!

    "I could not lift my voice to sing," A Mother's Grief And Joy by Hannah Flagg Gould
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