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A. D. Hope (1907 – 2000)

Australian poet and essayist known for his satirical slant.
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A. D. Hope
Adam had learned the jolly deed of kind:
He took her in his arms and there and then
Like the clean beasts, embracing from behind,
Began in joy to found the breed of men.
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Quaking muscles in the act of birth,
Between her legs a pigmy face appear,
And the first murderer lay upon the earth.
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