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Sight

Dorothy Parker

Unseemly are the open eyes
  That watch the midnight sheep,
That look upon the secret skies
  Nor close, abashed, in sleep;

That see the dawn drag in, unbidden,
  To birth another day-
Oh, better far their gaze were hidden
  Below the decent clay.

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