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    Post the first line of a poem that starts with the next letter of the alphabet

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheFifthElement View Post
    My dog's assumed my alter ego - The Strange Case (Michael Ondaatje)

    Just had to say, I just love Michael Ondaatje. Is this in the Cinnamon Peeler?

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