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Famous Like A Son Poems by Famous Poets

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by Hugo, Victor
...Bring back our horses fresh, and every way 
 Caparisoned; now leave me, boy, I say." 
 The page looked at his master like a son, 
 And said, "Oh! if I might stay on, 
 For they are two." 
 "Go—I suffice alone!" 
 And lone the hero is within the hall, 
 And nears the table where the glasses all 
 Show in profusion; all the vessels there, 
 Goblets and glasses gilt, or painted fair, 
 Are ranged for different wines with prac...Read More

by Bishop, Elizabeth
And he wounded two policemen
 This last time he escaped.

They said, "He'll go to his auntie,
 Who raised him like a son.
She has a little drink shop
 On the hill of Babylon."

He did go straight to his auntie,
 And he drank a final beer.
He told her, "The soldiers are coming,
 And I've got to disappear."

"Ninety years they gave me.
 Who wants to live that long?
I'll settle for ninety hours,
 On the hill of Babylon.

"Don't tell anyone you s...Read More

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