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Origins by Jim McClellan

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  • From the grave he drinks this bourbon.
    From the grave he radiates patriotism.
    From the grave she leads him to teach.
    From the grave she teaches him to be a teacher.
    From the grave they praise god.

    From the chair he drinks this scotch.
    From the chair he accepts patriotism.
    From the classroom he is lost.
    From the classroom he is uncertain.
    From the grass he questions All.

    From the grave there is an abyss.
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