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Man-Of-Letters Requiem

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Man-Of-Letters Requiem


The man-of numbers, not of “letters,” thrives,
Computer-calculator-Man survives
And shatters stained glass window-panes,
Obsequious of Progress and its promised gains:
Arithmetic of Armageddon reigns.

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  1. Date: 3/1/2010 10:28:00 AM

    first of all i had to look up obsequious. thanks for this enlightening poem.