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Study Nature by Gertrude Stein

Study Nature

by Gertrude Stein

    I do.
    Victim.
    Sales
    Met
    Wipe
    Her
    Less.
    Was a disappointment
    We say it.
                     Study nature.
    Or
    Who
    Towering.
    Mispronounced
    Spelling.
    She
    Was
    Astonishing
    To
    No
    One
    For
    Fun
                     Study from nature.
    I
    Am
    Pleased
    Thoroughly
    I
    Am
    Thoroughly
    Pleased.
    By.
    It.
    It is very likely.
                     They said so.
    Oh.
    I want.
    To do.
    What
    Is
    Later
    To
    Be
    Refined.
    By
    Turning.
    Of turning around.
                     I will wait.


 

Source: The Yale Gertrude Stein (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1980); http://www.poetryfoundation.org/archive/poem.html?id=177493.
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