Funeral Blues

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Can you complete W. H. Auden's Funeral Blues?

Featured Apr 3, 2009

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         the clocks, cut off the           
Prevent the dog      barking with a juicy bone,
Silence the        and with muffled     
Bring out the         let the mourners      
Let airplanes circle moaning overhead
Scribbling on the sky the         He Is Dead,
Put            round the white necks of the public       
    the traffic policemen wear                     
He was my        my South, my East and West,
My              and my Sunday      
My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song;
I thought      love would last for ever: I was wrong.
The                      now: put out every     
     up the      and dismantle the sun;
Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood.
For nothing     can ever come to any      

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