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IN AN AGE OF PROSE

                 poetry--
                            AH WENT DOWN DERE

                 the imparting
                            WID MA HAT CAVED IN
                 of an experience

                            DOO DAH
                 not the imparting

                            DOO DAH
                 of

                            CAME BACK HOME
                 information.

                            WID MA POCKET FULLA TIN
                 it has been the task
                            OH D DOO DAH DAY.

                 of a huge
                            STEPHEN FOSTER, A SUICIDE,

                 vehemently active
                            WAS
                 critical industry

                            THE MOST POPULAR
                 to assure the public

                            SONGWRITER
                 that poetry too imparts


                 not ecstasy


                 but "meaning"


                            OF THE ENTIRE NINETEENTH CENTURY











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