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While in the clasp of deadly asp,
Fair Cleopatra said,
“I do admire its pretty head”,
And with those words fell dead.


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Joyce Carol Oates lamented that only the puritanical and punitive was heard about ISIS and then asked, “Is there nothing celebratory and joyous?” 

http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywood/2015/11/23/award-winning-author-joyce-carol-oates-looks-celebratory-joyous-aspects-isis/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

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© Dennis Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2015.

 

 

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…………………..Redemption

Having been tenant long to a rich lord,
Not thriving, I resolved to be bold,
And make a suit unto him, to afford
A new small-rented lease, and cancel th’ old. 

In heaven at his manor I him sought:
They told me there that he was lately gone
About some land which he had dearly bought
Long since on earth, to take possession. 

I straight returned, and knowing his great birth,
Sought him accordingly in great resorts –
In cities, theaters, gardens, parks, and courts:
At length I heard a ragged noise and mirth 

Of thieves and murders; there I him espied,
Who straight, “Your suit is granted,” said, and died.

 

 

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