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Thursday, 29 June 2006
First Lines
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Did we ever do favorite first lines of poems?

 Here's my nomination:

"I work all day, and get half-drunk at night."

—-Philip Larkin, "Aubade

That should cheer Rebecca up.

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Posted on 06/29/2006 7:01 PM by John Derbyshire
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29 Jun 2006
Marisol Seibold
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