Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, PAPER FISHES, by AMY LOWELL

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PAPER FISHES, by                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The paper carp
Subject(s): Fish; Human Behavior; Conduct Of Life; Human Nature

At the end of its long bamboo pole,
Takes the wind into its mouth
And emits it at its tail.
So is man,
Forever swallowing the wind.

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