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    You still whispered you would not die.
    Yet in the nights I heard you cry
    Like a whipped child;
    —William Dewitt Snodgrass (b. 1926)

    in darkness and in hedges
    I sang my sour tone
    and all my love was howling
    conspicuously alone.
    —William Dewitt Snodgrass (b. 1926)

    —All this Dark Age machinery
    On which we had tormented you
    To life.
    —William Dewitt Snodgrass (b. 1926)