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A Brave and Startling Truth – Maya Angelou

NY Times: Maya Angelou, Lyrical Witness of the Jim Crow South, Dies at 86 We, this people, on a small and lonely planet Traveling through casual space Past aloof stars, across the way of indifferent suns To a destination where

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas: Internet Version

Author Unknown ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and throughout the net, not a modem was chirping; (It wasn’t mail-hour yet). The peripherals down and backed up with care, In hopes that St. Echo soon would be there. The grad students

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The Net Before Christmas

by Jim Trudeau & Jay Trudeau (1991) ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the nets Not a mousie was stirring, not even the pets. The floppies were stacked by the modem with care In hopes that St. Nicholas

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Politically Correct Santa

‘Twas the night before Christmas and Santa’s a wreck… How to live in a world that’s politically correct?

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Invictus

William Ernest Henley

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Invictus

Oh holy crap. Timothy McVeigh decided to release as his “final words” before execution the poem “Invictus” which I’ve had on my website in my favorite poem section for five years. So of course I come up at the top

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The End of the Raven (by Edgar Allen Poe’s Cat)

Henry Beard, From The Book: Poetry for Cats

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Abort, Retry, Ignore?

Author Unknown, A Parody of “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe

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The Raven

Edgar Allen Poe, Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

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Love’s Philosophy

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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