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Whitman's Astronomer

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Whitman's Astronomer

When I saw the learned
Astronomer
Chasing stars from his clumsy steeple
I heard the fate of
Andromeda
in the curse of a thousand people

Fallen! Broken! Praise be 
Damned!
The star has flown and will never
land!

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