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a wooden shoe

Sabotage?


Ceci n'est pas un seing.
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Pardon me while I LMAO. Y'all're a hoot!

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No matter, he made me laugh and his outre outlook framed many of my own outre thoughts
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The poet shapes in blood and ink
what mortals fear to feel and think,
wherefore, while toasting him they try
to mix the hemlock in his drink.

The poet's triumph dearly bought,
is when hes losing fight is fought,
and mortals read his script and cry:
That's just what we have felt and thought.

Piet Hein

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Originally Posted By: Zed


The poet shapes in blood and ink
what mortals fear to feel and think,
wherefore, while toasting him they try
to mix the hemlock in his drink.

The poet's triumph dearly bought,
is when hes losing fight is fought,
and mortals read his script and cry:
That's just what we have felt and thought.

Piet Hein



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“The man who is only a poet,” or only a scientist, is not even that.” - Piet Hein


Thanks for the Piet Hein, Zed. Very apt.
That Piet Hein guy was a marvel.

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Here's a site that gives a thorough and intriguing overview of the story. Seems even some top critics argued Venus was written by Vonnegut when it first came out.

http://www.vonnegutweb.com/vonnegutia/trout/index.html

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