How Odd to See the Lamps Still Burning

Music: Fugue in Eb Minor.
By Dimitri Shostakovich. Sequenced by
J. Marques.

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How odd to see the lamps still burning,
Absent oil for fuel!
No problem, for authentic yearning
Uninstalls the rule.
Knowledge is not always right,
Knowing little of the night,
A mere ingenious tool
Halfway home from school.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon





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