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DUNBAR, by         Recitation             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah, how poets sing and die!
Last Line: Ah, how poets sing and die!
Alternate Author Name(s): Bannister, Anne Bethel Scales
Subject(s): Dunbar, Paul Laurence (1872-1906); Poetry & Poets


Ah, how poets sing and die!
Make one song and Heaven takes it;
Have one heart and Beauty breaks it;
Chatterton, Shelley, Keats and I -
Ah, how poets sing and die!




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