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A parrot nears a hundred years (or so the legend goes), So were I he this century I might see to its close. Then I might swing within my ring while revolutions roar, And watch a world to ruin hurled--and find it all a bore.

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Source Notes: "Longevity."

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Robert William Service (January 16, 1874 September 11, 1958) was a poet born into a Scottish family while they were living in Preston, England.

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