Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, SONNET TO MAN-MADE GRANDEUR, by JOHN UPDIKE

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First Line: The pyramids rooted in a rubble of beggars and bored camels
Last Line: Majesty! We have lifted you up on the backs of slaves %whoselives you still hold as the curved earth
Subject(s): Churches; Graves; Monuments; Pantheon, Rome; Parthenon; Pyramids

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