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This poem is taken from PN Review 53, Volume 13 Number 3, January - February 1987.

Ars est celare artem P.J. Kavanagh
homage to Louis MacNeice

Wish me luck bird, in appogiature from roof-top.
Whether the tune is mating or fighting or stating the
   joint is
Yours as far as a bird can sing, it sounds like praises
Duly delivered, that roofs have aerials, that rain can

Wish me luck worm, whose moment has come, now
   looking absurd

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