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Who wrote this fiendish "Rite of...

Language: English

Who wrote this fiendish "Rite of Spring"?
What right had he to write the thing?
Against our helpless ears to fling
Its crash, clash, cling, clang, bing, bang bing?
 
And then to call it "Rite of SPRING,"
The season when on joyous wing
The birds melodious carols sing
And harmony's in every thing!
 
He who could write the "Rite of Spring,"
If I be right by right should swing!


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Submitted by T. P. (Peter) Perrin

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Text added to the website: 2004-04-10.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:04
Line count: 10
Word count: 69

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