Stevie Smith quotes

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I'm sorry to say my dear wife is a dreamer,
And as she dreams she gets paler and leaner.
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It was my bridal night I remember,
An old man of seventy-three
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Why does my Muse only speak when she is unhappy?
She does not, I only listen when I am unhappy
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Oh, no no no, it was too cold always
(Still the dead one lay moaning)
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Our Bog is dood, our Bog is dood,
They lisped in accents mild,
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Cry pretty, pretty, pretty and you'll be able
Very soon not even to cry pretty
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As Nature is always careless and indifferent
Who sees, who steps, means nothing and this is pretty.
Fourteen-year-old, why must you giggle and dote,
Fourteen-year-old, why are you such a goat?
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People who are always praising the past
And especially the times of faith as best
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Hi yih, yippity-yap, merrily I flow,
O I may be an old foul river but I have plenty of go.
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