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Growl

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A true poet makes the difficult easy.
Turns water into wine, in a half-truncated line;
Growls with the full force of a Jesuit.
Whines like a man out of time.
Poetry sets out to express the inexpressible
No complaining about the difficulties of mere mortality.
Caesuras can soar, in irredeemable words.
Poets learn how not to compromise,
How not to be respectable,
How not to people-please,
How not to be hindbound by hypocrisy or greed or need:
Pull out his eyes! Pull out his

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