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6. Friends They Are Jewels
Dreamless sleep will fall like a deep, poisoned well On the steeple birds and this red-light hotel So lay your pistol down, Granny The company men never came to you But don’t unknit your brow, Granny The mice in the yard ate the potted plants you grew Pour your bitter tea for our sweet, liquored host Perfect polished stones but this breeze beats you both So lay your pistol down, Granny The duty of men never fell to you When you unknit your brow, Granny Your friends, they are jewels, twice as beautiful and few
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