Vachel Lindsay

(November 10, 1879 – December 5, 1931 / Springfield, Illinois)

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  • Rookie Peter Harter (6/10/2007 4:50:00 PM)

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Aladdin And The Jinn

"Bring me soft song," said Aladdin.
"This tailor-shop sings not at all.
Chant me a word of the twilight,
Of roses that mourn in the fall.
Bring me a song like hashish
That will comfort the stale and the sad,
For I would be mending my spirit,
Forgetting these days that are bad,
Forgetting companions too shallow,

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