poetry critical

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Random Poem:

The pyre's dirge
Riviere

I want to burn,
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without celebration,
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no ad in the paper,
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for my incineration.
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No procession, no grave,
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for I will never rot,
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then hide your filthy crosses,
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my soul belongs to none.
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I leave my realm,
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my town, my streets,
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now crown my head,
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with golden wreath.
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Pour me there,
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on my land,
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where i bled,
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was bred and fed...
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Please do grieve,
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and play my song,
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from early mourning,
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until dawn.
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