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SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY: MRS. SIBLEY, by                 Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: The secret of the stars, - gravitation
Last Line: My secret: under a mound that you shall never find.
Subject(s): Women

THE secret of the stars, -- gravitation.
The secret of the earth, -- layers of rock.
The secret of the soil, -- to receive seed.
The secret of the seed, -- the germ.
The secret of man, -- the sower.
The secret of woman, -- the soil.
My secret: Under a mound that you shall never find.

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