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August 1968

W.H. Auden

The Ogre does what ogres can, 
Deeds quite impossible for Man, 
But one prize is beyond his reach, 
The Ogre cannot master Speech: 
About a subjugated plain, 
Among its desperate and slain, 
The Ogre stalks with hands on hips, 
While drivel gushes from his lips. 

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