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the stay of your secure firm dry embrace 1

It was your birthday, we had drunk and dined      Half of the night with our old friend           Who’d showed us in the end      To a bed I reached in one drunk stride.           Already I lay snug, And drowsy with the wine dozed on one side. I dozed, I slept. My sleep broke on a hug, […]

foray 0

We two boys together clinging, One the other never leaving, Up and down the roads going — North and South excursions making, Power enjoying — elbows stretching — fingers clutching, Arm’d and fearless — eating, drinking, sleeping, loving, No law less than ourselves owning—sailing, soldiering, thieving, threatening, Misers, menials, priests alarming — air breathing, water […]

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