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First Line: With matted head a-dabble in the dust
Last Line: Yet learn that strange delight may lurk in self-disgust.
Alternate Author Name(s): Anstey, F.
Subject(s): Eyes; Poverty; Self-criticism


With matted head a-dabble in the dust,
And eyes tear-sealed in a saline crust
I lie all loathly in my rags and rust --
Yet learn that strange delight may lurk in self-disgust.





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