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I saw a man pursuing the horizon

Language: English

I saw a man pursuing the horizon;
Round and round they sped.
I was disturbed at this;
I accosted the man.
["It is futile," I said]1,
"You can never -- "

"You lie," he cried,
And ran [on]2.


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1 Lindsay: "I said, "It is futile,""
2 Lidnsay: "on and on"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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Text added to the website: 2004-02-09.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:04
Line count: 8
Word count: 37

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