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Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Aug 19 01:22:42 BST 2019


On Sat, 17 Aug 2019 14:13:27 +0000 (UTC), pouncer at aol.com wrote in
message ID <809826449.460725.1566051207951 at mail.yahoo.com>:

>I'm old, now. But back in MY day the education system rewarded us
>for memorizing narrative poems.  Robert W Service and Ruyard
>Kipling...   Robert Frost and Emily Dickinson are all very well but
>Longfellow and Coleridge and Noyes,  oh my!
>
>The wind was a torrent of darkness, upon the gusty trees,
>The moon was a ghostly galleon, tossing on cloudy seas,
>The road was a ribbon of silver across the purple moor,
>and the Highwayman came riding, riding, riding,
>The Highwayman came riding up, up to the old inn-door ...

The only poems I know by heart are by James Elroy Flecker and John
Brunner.
--
Seemingly unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves.
 Much progress, therefore, depends on such people.  - George Bernard Shaw


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