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The Kings Are Gone

Poem written circa 1961

to say great words of kings and life
to give equations like a math genius;
I sat in on a play by Shakespeare,
but the grandeur did not come through...

Poems and Drawings - pg. 6 - 1962
It Catches My Heart In Its Hands - pg. 58 - 1963
The Roominghouse Madrigals - pg. 123 - 1988

Florida Education - Vol. 42 - No. 9 - May - 1965

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