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Mine was a threeplank bed whereonI lay and cursed the weary sun.They took away the prison clothesand on the frosty nights I froze.I had a Bible where I readthat Jesus came to raise the dead-I kept myself from going madby singing an old bawdy balladand birds sang on my windowsilland tortured me till I was ill
Basil Bunting
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