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"My epic," my college chum cried, vatic,

"Will loom Hesiod-Homeric -

Miltonic-harmonic, lyric yet Eliotic-hieratic,

and Freudian-oneiric!"

But I, with no gymnastic grit,

would sooner hope

to write what Dickinson could write

on the back of an envelope.

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