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This poem is taken from PN Review 46, Volume 12 Number 2, November - December 1985.

Epithalamium for a Niece Norman Nicholson

'Who gives this woman to this man?'
The parson asks, and one man can,
According to the liturgy,
Rightly reply. And many more,
If saying 'I do' were the door
To show their daughters out, would say
It now and twenty times a day.
But with 'I do' or merely 'Me',
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