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    In middle life, the human back is spoiling for a technical knockout and will use the flimsiest excuse, even a sneeze, to fall apart.
    —E.B. (Elwyn Brooks)

    Strong Men, riding horses. In the West
    On a range five hundred files. A Thousand. Reaching
    From dawn to sunset.
    —Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)