"I stand as one who from a dungeon dream
Of open air and the free arch of stars
Waking to things that be from things that seem
Beats madly on the bars.

"I am not yet quite used to be aware
That all my labor & my hope had birth
Only to freeze me with the coffined share
Of void & soulless earth."

SOURCE: Ludlow, Fitz Hugh "I Did Not Ask That I Might Have a Name", available at this library.
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