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Brand New Ancients On Film

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 More about Kate Tempest

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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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‘Beasts of battle’ via Wikipedia

Via wikipedia: Beasts of battle: The Beasts of battle is a poetic trope in Old English and Old Norse literature. It consists of the wolf, the raven, and the eagle, traditional animals accompanying the warriors to feast on the bodies

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Grand Theft Auto: Emily Dickinson Edition

Excellent.

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Still I Rise

Maya Angelou You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause

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The Mad Farmer Liberation Front

By Wendell Berry

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The Chaos

by Gerard Nolst Trenité Dearest creature in creation Studying English pronunciation, I will teach you in my verse Sounds like corpse, corps, horse and worse. I will keep you, Susy, busy, Make your head with heat grow dizzy; Tear in

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Democracy by Langston Hughes

Democracy will not come Today, this year Nor ever Through compromise and fear. I have as much right As the other fellow has To stand On my two feet And own the land. I tire so of hearing people say,

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The Second Coming — W. B Yeats

From the Book: The Collected Poems of William Butler Yeats TURNING and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide

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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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Dr. Seuss Explains Computers

Author Unknown If a packet hits a pocket on a socket on a port, and the bus is interrupted as a very last resort, and the address of the memory makes your floppy disk abort, then the socket packet pocket

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Bush Inaugural Theme Song

Author unknown, (to the tune of "What a Wonderful World" by Sam Cooke

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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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The Second Coming

William Butler Yeats

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The New Colossus

Emma Lazarus

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From Second April

Edna St. Vincent Millay

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The Highwayman

By Alfred Noyes

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For the Goddess Too Well Known

Elsa Gidlow

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Deteriorata

National Lampoon Radio Dinner Album

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Desiderata

Max Ehrmann

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The Curse of Minerva

George Gordon, Lord Byron

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