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Poetry — From the June 1967 issue

Get that chipmunk off your boulder

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Plaintive geometry

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Das ist Alice

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Poetry — From the August 1963 issue

Mr. Masoch and Count de Sade

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Moscow transfer (all out with the fallout)

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A sigh for cybernetics

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Our language right or wrong

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Spinal discord

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A knee-length trapeze

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Eloise in academia

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Thyme gallops withal

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Speakable bâcle

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Evitable plight

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