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ON MY JOYFUL DEPARTURE FROM THE CITY OF COLOGNE, by                 Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: As I am a rhymer
Last Line: In the body-and-soul-stinking town of cologne.
Variant Title(s): An Expectoration
Subject(s): Cologne, Germany; Hate; Travel; Journeys; Trips


As I am a Rhymer
And now at least a merry one,
Mr. Mum's Rudesheimer
And the church of St. Geryon
Are the two things alone
That deserve to be known
In the body-and-soul-stinking town of Cologne.





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