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Unhappy is the man for evermair
That tills the sand and sawis in the air;
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The welcome house of him my dearest guest.
Where ever, ever stay, and go not thence,
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Thou hast an house on high erect,
Framed by that mighty Architect,
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"But, first a hush of peace--a soundless calm descends;
The struggle of distress, and fierce impatience ends;
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Still let my tyrants know, I am not doomed to wear
Year after year in gloom, and desolate despair;
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"I shall create! If not a note, a hole.
If not an overture, a desecration."
The music is in minors.
Each to his grief, each to
his loneliness and fidgety revenge.
We

Sing sin. We
Thin gin. We

Jazz June. We
Die soon.
I love thee to the level of everyday's
Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light.
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