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Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up ...
I'd take off all my clothes
& cross the damp cold lawn & down the bluff
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During the fifties, for example, the American character appeared with some consistency that became a model of manhood adopted by m ...
For this world we live in
None of us is sly enough.
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The Poplar grows up straight and tall,
The Pear-tree spreads along the wall,
O poplar, you are great
among the hill-stones,
while I perish on the path
among the crevices of the rocks.
Below me trees unnumbered rise,
Beautiful in various dyes:
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Listen what the poplar-tree
And murmuring waters counselled me.
When people are taken out of their depths they lose their heads, no matter how charming a bluff they may put up.
Southern trees bear a strange fruit
Blood on the leaf and blood at the root
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