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Where Alph, the Sacred River, Ran Through Caverns Measureless to Man

Legend says that opium helped Coleridge write this poem. If true, I’d like to place an order. Actually, I don’t understand much of it. Like this sentence, “As if this earth in fast thick pants were breathing . . . … Continue reading

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The Hunting of the Snark

The Hunting of the Snark (An Agony in Eight Fits) is the only Lewis Carroll poem that doesn’t have a happy ending. That, though, cannot take away from the happy character it possesses from beginning to end. Described as nonsense … Continue reading

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