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He took him down below a cramping rafter,
And showed him, through a manhole in the floor,
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My interest in desperation lies only in that sometimes I find myself having become desperate. Very seldom do I start out that way. ...
The sea is calm to-night.
The tide is full, the moon lies fair
Upon the straits;--
Yes! in sea of life enisled,
With echoing straits between us thrown,
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There are souls that are incurable and lost to the rest of society. Deprive them of one means of folly, they will invent ten thous ...
Destroy yourselves, you who are desperate, and you who are tortured in body and soul, abandon all hope. There is no more solace fo ...
The sun fades like the spreading
Of a peacock's tail, as though twilight
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He is learning, well behind his desperate eyes,
The epistemology of loss,
Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.
All futurity
Seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled;
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