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When we stand the truth on its head we generally fail to notice that our head is not standing where it should be standing either.
The absence on the panel of anyone who could become pregnant accidentally or discover her salary was five thousand dollars a year ...
Come no closer! Remove the sandals from your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground.
But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even look up to heaven, but was beating his breast and saying, 'God, be mercifu ...
Standing under low-pitched eaves, must one not bow one's head?
Still bent to make some port he knows not where,
Still standing for some false impossible shore.
But always and sometimes questioning the old modes
And the new wondering, the poem, growing up through the floor,
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And no matter how all this disappeared,
Or got where it was going, it is no longer
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There is no going back,
For standing still means death, and life is moving on,
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Old heavens, you used to tweak above us,
Standing like rain whenever a salvo . . . Old heavens,
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