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Finite Simple Group (of order two) by Matthew Salomone

The path of love is never smooth But mine’s continuous for you You’re the upper bound in the chains of my heart You’re my Axiom of Choice, you know it’s true But lately our relation’s not so well-defined And I … Continue reading

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Words Are Ours by Michael Rosen

In the beginning was the word and the word is ours: the names of places, the names of flowers, the names of names, words are ours. Page-turners for early-learners How to boil an egg or mend a leg Words are … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Sally in our Alley by Henry Carey

Of all the Girls that are so smart There’s none like pretty SALLY, She is the Darling of my Heart, And she lives in our Alley. There is no Lady in the Land Is half so sweet as SALLY, She … Continue reading

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A Song: Lying is an occupation by Laetitia Pilkington

Lying is an occupation, Used by all who mean to rise; Politicians owe their station, But to well concerted lies. These to lovers give assistance, To ensnare the fair-one’s heart; And the virgin’s best resistance Yields to this commanding art. … Continue reading

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Love Song by Dorothy Parker

My own dear love, he is strong and bold And he cares not what comes after. His words ring sweet as a chime of gold, And his eyes are lit with laughter. He is jubilant as a flag unfurled— Oh, … Continue reading

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Resumé by Dorothy Parker

Razors pain you; Rivers are damp; Acids stain you; And drugs cause cramp. Guns aren’t lawful; Nooses give; Gas smells awful; You might as well live. Dorothy Parker 1893–1967

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