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Writer's Block: Taxmen and Poetry
It's Tax Day in the U.S., a day when the mind might be too occupied with deductions and long lines at the post office to think about poetry. But let's try: what's your favorite line of poetry? Song lyrics count.

Well, it's not tax day any more, but still-

That's a tough one... favorite line?

How about Julian of Norwich:

All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well.

If we can expand this a little bit, to a short poem, perhaps Emily Dickinson:

There is no Frigate like a Book
To take us Lands away
Nor any Coursers like a Page
Of prancing Poetry --
This Traverse may the poorest take
Without oppress of Toll --
How frugal is the Chariot
That bears a human Soul.

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I'm sure there are other songs out there with the same metric structure... humor possibilities abound...

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