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Post-Obits And The Poets

Post-Obits And The Poets

He unto whom thou art so partial,
Oh, reader! is the well-known Martial,
The Epigrammatist: while living,
Give him the fame thou wouldst be giving;
So shall he hear, and feel, and know it --
Post-obits rarely reach a poet.

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Comments (8)

A great truth and eternal too. Displayed boldly and deserves classic poem of the day.
Have to admit that his grammar Is impeccable.
So true " Post-obits rarely reach a poet" Beautiful. Kingsley Egbukole
Muse! ! To reach out to a poet. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
So elegant and meaningful!
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