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The Hunger Within

THE HUNGER WITHIN Deep within I feel this hunger So eat, I must, and then no longer Crave for food but grow much stronger Make this hunger ease. But the pangs; the pain, it lingers Although I feast and lick my fingers Food from all the kindly bringers Won’t stop this hunger tease! What to do I now must wonder All the pantries I shall plunder And if it be I make a blunder Will this hunger cease? [ O’ Cupid, ‘Help!’, you Love Factotum Shout “ahoy, Nil Desperandum You’ll starve no more, ad infinitum” Quell this hunger, please! ] True it be I have no lover Just one I want, I want no other If food be this there’s none above her My hunger to appease! (The Fg 81.5.8)

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Date: 3/24/2017 3:25:00 PM
Right on, Robert! Well done. : )
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Date: 2/13/2016 5:46:00 PM
Remarkable twist to gem. So witty.
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Date: 12/19/2015 10:38:00 AM
Wow..."Take Me to Church" This is a love quatrain. Thanks I enjoyed it, Toni Orban
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