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The difference between               the river road
Its dark traveling                                    under the sheen of
Hard thought, and say                 a kid riding
The sofa, shrieking                                 "Mr Toad! Mr. Toad!"
Is accident                                  the comparison      above which
Gulls have now begun                             to squawk or sing
Clashes with the idea                  that this is not
A poem. Pick one:                                a dead whale or a stove boat
On the beach                              sudden flotsam
Flings speech back at                              itself      by chance
A knot                                        a thing

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