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A Misery Bleeds

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A misery bleeds inside of me
today and will not let me be,
it is a day like any day,
subtract or add a small degree.

There must be something ails a man
to plague himself on this bright day
when what he wants is what he has
but what he has will not say.

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A misery bleeds inside of me
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Snake in the Strawberries. Ames: Iowa State University Press. 1979. 52.
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Bibliographic Notes

"Weltschmerz" contains "A Misery Bleeds" as its second part.