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"A poem may be an instance of morality, of social conditions, of psychological history; it may instance all its qualities, but never one of them alone, nor any two or three; never less than all."

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"The mission for the day is to encourage students to think beyond traditional career opportunities, prepare for future careers and entrance into the workplace."

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"'The god has not yet answered to our pity For the black vision and tangle in her brains,..."

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"Accept these costly wreaths for my own sake (Death asks no entrance fee to let you in)..."

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"And even you will come to this foul shame, This ultimate infection,..."

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"Captains of industry, your aimless power Awakens harsh velleities of time...."

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"By the roadside a hideous carrion, quivering On a clean bed of pebbly clay,..."

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"Death is untutored, with an ignorant frown For precious identities of breath."

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"Buzzards float upon the sky Shrilling a metaphysic cry,..."

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"Death's long anabasis."

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"For laughter frames the lips of death— Death frames the Singer and the Song."

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"For, brother, know that this is art, and you With a cold incautious sorrow stricken dumb,..."

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"I thought I heard the dark pounding its head On a rock, crying: Who are the dead?"

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"I wear my wedding ring He will cut off your finger And the blood will linger Little bird!"

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"I suck in smoke! I smile at grimy mirth, And laugh to think that you had parried death."

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"Landor, not that I doubt your word, That you had strove with none..."

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"Life stood on the top stair a moment Waved her last gray slander down the stair,..."

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"Lest darkness fall and time fall In a long night when learned arteries..."

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"Men cannot live forever But they must die forever...."

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"O God of our flesh, return us to Your wrath, Let us be evil could we enter in Your grace, and falter on the stony path!"

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"Not glad, lifeless tycoon, nor sorry feel For neither Bull nor Bear attends your way...."

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"One rumor straight comes huddling on another Of death, and death, and death!"

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"Say never the strong heart In the consuming breath Cries out unto the dark The skinny death."

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"Speak, then, my Beauty, to this dire putrescence, To the worm that shall kiss your proud estate,..."

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"So you, O nameless Duchess who die young, Meet death somewhat lovingly..."

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"The faceless head lay still. I could not run Or walk, but stood. Alone in the public clearing..."

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"The graceless madness of her lips, Who was the powder-puff of life,..."

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"The gentle serpent, green in the mulberry bush, Riots with his tongue through the hush— Sentinel of the grave who counts us all!"

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"The flies swarmed on the putrid vulva, then A black tumbling rout would seethe Of maggots, thick like a torrent in a glen...."

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"The dull conclave of crows'-footed faces Twitches as the man with one dollar enters;..."

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"the quicksilver art Throws back the invisible but lightning mass..."

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"The poisoned rat in the wall Cuts through the wall like a knife,..."

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"Then one will say, 'He is not dead, maybe, Who was mortality's unshaken lover..."

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"The times have changed. Why do you make a fuss For privilege when there's no law of form?"

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"The stage is about to be swept of corpses. You have no more chance than an infusorian Lodged in a hollow molar of an eohippus."

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"There at the church they took him through the door, His sweet wide mouth much as it was before,..."

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"This is the man who classified the bits Of his friends' hells into a pigeonhole—..."

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"This girl borrowed no dim light of a star Nor ever night held her in a dark mesh,..."

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"They darted down and rose up like a wave Or buzzed impetuously as before;..."

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"We are afraid that we have not lived. We are not afraid of dying."

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"Uncle Ben's brass bullet-mould And powder horn, and Major Bogan's face..."

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"turn round look at the violet finger (not touching it)..."

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"Turn back. Turn, young lady dear A murderer's house you enter here I was wooed and won little bird"

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"What shall we say who have knowledge Carried to the heart? Shall we take the act..."

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"What shall we say of the bones, unclean, Whose verdurous anonymity will grow?..."

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"When the peace is a trade route, figures For the budget, reduction of population,..."

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"When I have reached the shady underground With but sad hope of coming up again,..."

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"When Gabriel's trumpet ends all life's delay, Will crash the beams of firmamental woe:..."

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"While the body's life, deep as a covered well, Instinctive as the wind, busy as May, Burns out a secret passageway to hell."

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"When little boys grown patient at last, weary, Surrender their eyes immeasurably to the night,..."

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"Your death, dear Lady, was quite cold For all the brave tears and ultimate spasm...."

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