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    I happened to find
    Your picture. That picture. I stopped there cold,
    Like a man raking piles of dead leaves in his yard
    Who has turned up a severed hand.
    —William Dewitt Snodgrass (b. 1926)

    And you, whiner, who wastes your time
    Dawdling over the remorseless earth,
    What evil, what unspeakable crime
    Have you made your life worth?
    —William Dewitt Snodgrass (b. 1926)

    After experience taught me that all the ordinary
    Surroundings of social life are futile and vain;
    —William Dewitt Snodgrass (b. 1926)