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I am going back to my art.
Iím going back to poetry.
Iíve had enough the sophistry
Enough again the pedantry.
Philosophy I anguish with
Which sciences can never measure
Strong against the painted pleasure:
Things that only lovers treasure.
Solomon teach me what is good
Allow me knowledge what is right
Sustain me in the vaporous fight
Before I go to that good night.
Restore the poet of my soul
Though darkness falls upon us all;
Before we succumb to the pall
Bearing down upon each and all;
Before our calling in the roll.
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