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All things, crisp, crunchy, malted, tangy, sugared and shredded.
Sprung rhythm sprang, and I found (the mind fact-mining at last)
An influence Father-Hopkins-fathered on the copy-writing rac
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Parenthesis-proud, bracket-bold, happiest with hyphens,
The writers stagger intoxicated by terms,
adjective-unsteadied--
As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame;
O if we but knew what we do
When we delve or hew--
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My aspens dear, whose airy cages quelled,
Quelled or quenched in leaves the leaping sun,
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When we hew or delve:
After-comers cannot guess the beauty been.
Ten or twelve, only ten or twelve
Strokes of havoc únselve
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Not, I'll not, carrion comfort, Despair, not feast on thee:
Towery city and branchy between towers;
Cuckoo-echoing, bell-swarmèd, lark-charmèd, rook-racked, river-rounded.
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