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December 31, 2020

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Though worlds of wanwood leafmeal lie;
And yet you wíll sweep and know why. (Hopkins)

And yonder all before us lie
Desserts of vast eternity. (Marvell)

We have to use a smell to make them balance:
‘Stay where you are until our backs are turned!’ (Frost)

O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms,
Clone and palely loitering? (Keats)

But rather to inhibit the place
I actually inhibit (Vincent Katz)

Was otherwise undistinguished,
And tends to be underrated and overcooked (Jim Dolot)

Marvelous ("desserts of vast eternity"), Millicent. Thanks so much! DL

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