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Blacklisted

Carl Sandburg

Why shall I keep the old name?
What is a name anywhere anyway?
A name is a cheap thing all fathers and mothers leave
     each child:
A job is a job and I want to live, so
Why does God Almighty or anybody else care whether
     I take a new name to go by?

Added: 16 Jun 2002 | Last Read: 21 Sep 2018 5:09 PM | Viewed: 4667 times

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