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The Angel of Death has been abroad throughout the land, you may almost hear the beating of his wings.
Destitution is the Muse of her genius,--Destitution and Death. I used to propose that her epitaph should be: "Here lies the angel ...
Buddhists and Christians contrive to agree about death
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Have you built your ship of death, O have you?
O build your ship of death, for you will need it.
And weeping fast as she had breath
Janet implored us, 'Wake her from her sleep!'
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Angel of beach houses and picnics, do you know solitaire?
Fifty-two reds and blacks and only myself to blame.
Oh Angel of the blizzard and blackout, Madam white face,
take me back to that red mouth, that July 21st place.
Angel of clean sheets, do you know bedbugs?
Once in a madhouse they came like specks of cinnamon
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Angel of hope and calendars, do you know despair?
That hole I crawl into with a box of Kleenex....
To die, to sleep--
No more, and by a sleep to say we end
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