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A 1 logo   A poem a day into the millennium
10 October 1999
 

STILL - LIFE


If I were to celebrate only the sounds

     of which this language in rhyme abounds,

Then I might write in such fine form

     that academic tradition might adorn

Impressionable minds to thus constrain

     that all other forms appear as vain

Pursuit of false and useless indulgence:

     thus do dead poets wreak their vengeance.
 

- Paul Malécot
 

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