The ballad of: brawling mad-dog sergeant rook [now in: spanish and english] - poetry
A bunch of us guys in the hut
And scrutiny from a distance
When out of the night, he wanted
I hunted to fight him too.
He wobbled like a duck as I
Blocked his punch-
(for I was drunk too),
There was no man, could beat
This bear of a brut,
And such was I, as he looked
With the face of bulldog
And a deadly stare
And when I came down
This mad-dog Sergeant Rook!
I pierced my fingers into his flesh
In echoes he cursed insanities-
As his subordinate cheered him on
Note: 699 5/31/05
La Balada de :
Un grupo de nosotros los muchachos en la choza
Y mirando desde una distancia
Cuando hacia fuera de la noche, él quiso
desee lucharlo también también.
Él se bamboleó como un pato asì, yo
(por que yo también estaba borracho),
No había ningún hombre, que podría golpear
Este oso de un brut,
Y tal era yo, como él miró
Con la cara de bulldog
Y un mirada fija mortal
Y cuando bajé
¡Este Sargento Rook perro rabioso!
Perforé mis dedos en su carne
En ecos él maldijo locuras-
Como su compañero lo alentó
¡Esto fuè tras de La guerra, en Vietnam!. . .
Note: 699 5/31/05
Poet/Author Dennis Siluk, produces a ballad of Vietnam, an occurance, where more truth resides than fiction. The Biographer lives in St. Paul, Minnesota and Lima, Peru; and was a soldier in the Vietnam war
Students share poetry works at assembly - Shelby County Reporter Shelby County Reporter
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Who needs poetry? We all do â and we need it now The Guardian
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A Bouquet Of Poets For National Poetry Month NPR
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KFAC to host poetry workshop Morehead State University News
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These Poets Are Dedicated to Elevating and Preserving the Artform The Root
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In âSwift,â David Bakerâs Poetry Stitches the Fractured World Into Art The New York Times
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OpenAIâs new language AI is available to try yourself Vox.com
An Elon-Musk-founded AI research lab just unveiled GPT-2, a pretty decent text generator.
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Google's poetry algorithm automates teen angst Engadget
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Poetry Out Loud 2019: High School Students Compete For Cash NPR
On Wednesday evening, nine high school students will compete for the title of national champion of Poetry Out Loud, a kind of annual spelling bee for poetry.
Stockton's All-City Poetry Slam begins Tuesday - News - recordnet.com - Stockton, CA - Stockton Record
Stockton's All-City Poetry Slam begins Tuesday - News - recordnet.com - Stockton, CA Stockton Record
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Poetry Month: Hanif Abdurraqib, Yanyi And Franny Choi NPR
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âAttention Is the Beginning of Devotionâ The Atlantic
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#NPRPoetry Month: Poet Danez Smith NPR
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Poetry And Science, Under The Same Roof Science Friday
A wordsmith and an astrophysicist on why scientists have long been drawn to creative takes on scienceâand why creativity is central to scientific thought.
Four New Poetry Collections Confront Despair With Wonder The New York Times
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Les Murray, poet and 'gentle titan of Australian letters', dies aged 80 The Guardian
Australia's most renowned contemporary poet published close to 30 volumes of work.
'Through poetry, I show there is more to my city than murder and trafficking' - Positive News - Positive.News
'Through poetry, I show there is more to my city than murder and trafficking' - Positive News Positive.News
A group of friends from Salvador in north-east Brazil are using spoken word to transform the way people see their city. From creating a cultural space in their ...
Arundhati Subramaniamâs book of poems offers up a world viewed with quiet wisdom and fresh insight - Scroll.in
Arundhati Subramaniamâs book of poems offers up a world viewed with quiet wisdom and fresh insight Scroll.in
Thus begins Arundhathi Subramaniam's new book of poetry, Love Without a Story. I was immediately hooked. The book's title may suggest a large, universal, ...
Slam Poet Navigates Life, Gender & Identity In A One-Person Theatre Perfomance - KLCC FM Public Radio
Slam Poet Navigates Life, Gender & Identity In A One-Person Theatre Perfomance KLCC FM Public Radio
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Cal Poly English Major Wins Academy of American Poets Prize | Cal Poly News - Cal Poly State University
Cal Poly English Major Wins Academy of American Poets Prize | Cal Poly News Cal Poly State University
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Game of Thrones s08e06: Khaleesi, Sansa, Jon Snow in Urdu Quartz
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âMake No Apologies for Yourselfâ The New York Times
Are we writing for other disabled people, for the nondisabled, or for everyone? The work of these poets speaks for itself.
Stockton's All-City Poetry Slam begins today - News - recordnet.com - Stockton, CA - Stockton Record
Stockton's All-City Poetry Slam begins today - News - recordnet.com - Stockton, CA Stockton Record
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The poetic in Anne Carson's Autobiography of Red Oxonian Review
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Canadian poet Nancy Mattson will visit Chichester poetry group Mid Sussex Times
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How the Chemical Brothers turned answering-machine poetry into dance-floor epics - Los Angeles Times
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No rhyme or reason for age limit on Oxford poetry professorship The Guardian
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Pakistani-born British poet declines 'huge honour' as speculation switches to remaining contenders to succeed Carol Ann Duffy.
Australia's Poet | Kevin Hart First Things
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Nanaimo poet Rebecca Garber launches her second book of poetry BCLocalNews
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On Instagram, the form pares down words and ups the impact, riding a surge of new interest.
Langstonâs Legacy: These Young Black Poets Rep Their Cultures to the Fullest The Root
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Stand Out â Poetry Positively Naperville
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Senior college students publish first poetry book Lewiston Sun Journal
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'Simon Armitage knows where the heffalump traps are': Andrew Motion on how to be poet laureate - The Guardian
'Simon Armitage knows where the heffalump traps are': Andrew Motion on how to be poet laureate The Guardian
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These Queer Poets Expand on Black Life Through Their Work The Root
Editor's note: For National Poetry Month, we're featuring 37 up-and-coming black poets this week who we expect to do amazing work over the next decade.
Skinhead laureate: How Philly poets feel betrayed by former revered poet with white nationalist past - Philly.com
Skinhead laureate: How Philly poets feel betrayed by former revered poet with white nationalist past Philly.com
Frank Sherlock, Philadelphia's second poet laureate, was in a white nationalist punk band in 1988.
Game Faces: C-NS track star Jeremiah Willis is poetry in motion (video) syracuse.com
Brent Axe profiles Cicero-North Syracuse track star Jeremiah Willis on the latest episode of 'Game Faces.'
Poetry Out Loud Winner: Isabella Callery NPR
The National Champion of this year's Poetry Out Loud competition was announced Wednesday. Isabella Callery recites "Thoughtless Cruelty" by Charles Lamb.
Rocks, tarantulas and the subtle poetry of a walk along the San Andreas fault Los Angeles Times
Several years ago, while living on the East Coast, I felt burnt out by work and, for no particular reason, decided to fly west to California to follow the route of the ...
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Promoting poetry Brookings Register
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'They deserve to be heardâ: Poetry project gives a voice to English language learners - Hawaii News Now
'They deserve to be heardâ: Poetry project gives a voice to English language learners Hawaii News Now
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Greg Jackson Reads âPoetryâ The New Yorker
Deborah Treisman hosts the author Greg Jackson, who reads his short story âPoetry,â from the April 29, 2019, issue of The New Yorker.
Poet Franny Choi Reads From Her New Book 'Soft Science' NPR
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Denizens: A poet with a passion for preaching on the streets of Butte Montana Standard
Dennis O'Donnell said he found love for God and poetry while spending time in federal prison.
San AntonioâBased Poet Naomi Shihab Nye Named Young Peopleâs Poet Laureate Texas Monthly
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Poet Karla Huston brings 'a sparkling enthusiasm' to arts leadership Appleton Post Crescent
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For Walt Whitmanâs 200th birthday, a âcosmicâ poem goes on display Washington Post
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Coffeehouse Poets: Remembrance of tauschia and a tender spring Yakima Herald-Republic
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HCG snaps up nature poetry anthology The Bookseller
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Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate - Los Angeles Times
Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate Los Angeles Times
Naomi Shihab Nye has become the first Arab American author to be named the Young People's Poet Laureate.
'Poetry saved my life': Indiana poets are healing and connecting with their communities - Indianapolis Star
'Poetry saved my life': Indiana poets are healing and connecting with their communities Indianapolis Star
April is National Poetry Month. Poets in Indiana say poetry is vital and can help people change their lives.
OPRF grad is the new U.S. Youth Poet Laureate Wednesday Journal
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Lewiston names Joao Victor its first 'Youth Poet Laureate' Lewiston Sun Journal
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Who was the greatest poet laureate? We grade them from best to verse The Times
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FIRST ON FOX | A look at ex-mayor Catherine Pugh's poetry book Fox Baltimore
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Poetry and Prose Project Welcomes Two Award Winning Flagstaff Authors | Sedona.Biz - The Internet Voice of Sedona and The Verde Valley - Sedona.biz
Poetry and Prose Project Welcomes Two Award Winning Flagstaff Authors | Sedona.Biz - The Internet Voice of Sedona and The Verde Valley Sedona.biz
Sedona AZ (May 21, 2019) - On Friday, May 31st at 5pm at the Sedona Library is pleased to present authors Nicole Walker and Jesse Sensibar along with.
HeadRead to kick off with Estonian-English poetry evening Tuesday ERR News
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A Minnesota poet has left his mark around the world - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal - Fergus Falls Daily Journal
A Minnesota poet has left his mark around the world - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal Fergus Falls Daily Journal
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Catholic poet Dana Gioia: Is poetry still a spiritual vocation? America Magazine
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âI Lost My Bodyâ Film Review: Bizarre Animated Film Finds Graphic Poetry in a Severed Hand - TheWrap
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â¬10,000 Moth Poetry Prize winner revealed. Read it here The Irish Times
'Jude Nutter's Dead Drift does so many things only a poem can do'
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A teen poet finds a way to shine a light on hate CNN
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Celebrating the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman Newsday
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GB ArtWeek: Spoken-word performance by slam poet Kofi Dadzie plus youth poetry slam and open mic at Fuel Bistro | - theberkshireedge.com
GB ArtWeek: Spoken-word performance by slam poet Kofi Dadzie plus youth poetry slam and open mic at Fuel Bistro | theberkshireedge.com
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Andy Kissane's generous poems welcome you in and demand little in return Sydney Morning Herald
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Jamila Woods: Legacy! Legacy! review â poetry in motion The Guardian
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Arakida Moritake (1473-1549) and Japanese poetry: Shintoism Modern Tokyo Times
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L.E.L. by Lucasta Miller, review: young poet, racy verse, but no happily ever after - Telegraph.co.uk
L.E.L. by Lucasta Miller, review: young poet, racy verse, but no happily ever after Telegraph.co.uk
One day in October 1838 the body of a 36-year-old Englishwoman was found dead on the floor of a room in Cape Coast Castle on the West African coast.
Tonight's Better Things is pure poetry The A.V. Club
I couldn't help but notice this house is filled with women.â âOh, yes, flooding with estrogen. Wall-to-wall vaginas. It's like a matriarchal dystopia.â
Nazis silenced him, but his poetry lives on in new opera coming to SF - The Jewish News of Northern California
Nazis silenced him, but his poetry lives on in new opera coming to SF The Jewish News of Northern California
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Katie Porter receives the gift of poetry for Mother's Day Roll Call
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San Mateo County Poet Laureate talks about mental illness on May 24 InMenlo
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Column: When giving advice to graduates, I turn to poetry Chicago Tribune
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'Hollow' point: Local artists create poetic and lyrical magic with documentary film - Toledo City Paper
'Hollow' point: Local artists create poetic and lyrical magic with documentary film Toledo City Paper
Sleepy Hollow Park, located at Dorr and Richards Road, is more than just a City of Toledo recreation site. To artist/entrepreneur Chawone Ardy--a.k.a. C.C.--and.
How I admiration what he's doing as I sit alone at night. How I admiration who he's seeing How I admiration if I'm right.
Ode To Quetzalcoatal [Now in Spanish and English]
Ode to QuetzalcóatlQuetzalcóatl the GreatNo one knew his true name, so they Called him Quetzalcóatl-feather Serpent He and his crew of nineteen: faces Strange faces, metaphors of a prince, a lord: King of the Yucatan in the year 986 ADHe was a tall man; long cloths, sandals; White as day, with a long beard, black hair. Some say red: some don't say? But they called him priest, Lord, king Amongst many things: god!.
A World That Doesnt Care
War bombs may explode demolishing man and land. Hurricanes may devastate and leave us fully bare.
Article on Poetry and Two Poems
Writing Poetry for TomorrowWhat does a man need to be a poet, or tomorrow's literary giant? Questions many a learner has asked, from Harvard all the way to the convergence seminary in one's hometown. What is the answer? Well, I can give you mine, and I'm sure if you asked a hundred writers, or a hundred scholars, you'd get two hundred altered answers.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning: A Argument of How Do I Love Thee?
"How Do I Love Thee?" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning was in black and white in 1845 while she was being courted by the English poet, Robert Browning. The poem is also patrician Limerick XLIII from Sonnets From the Portuguese.
Sleep, Dreams, and a Poem
The Incubus' Flash-lightHe looked confidential my head And found a dreamHe didn't like-;As I looked back at him, I found an incubus Shinning a light(and stole this poem from him-last night).Thoughts: Dreams and Poetry: in dreams we let go of our inhibitions; in poetry we write them back out.
House of the Hobgoblin [Part Two of Three/with notes]
House of the Goblin [Part Two of Three]Here is where, where the air is stillAnd the mountains gloom disappear! Here is where, without a number spirits dwellWhere harp and recall expire?Where the rainbow-leaps, from itsStoreroom-keep, and cries; And the sands along the lot coastEcho then die?as in sleep?;And where charm turns into ghouls!..
Four Poems: Grendels Nature...the Racetrack...Counting days...[Now in English and Spanish]
English Version1) Grendel's DivorceYou must know that I do not hateAnd that I hate you, Because the whole lot dead has twoSides; A sound is one arm of the quiet, Ice has its warm half.I hate you in order to start hating you To begin life again And never to stop hating you: That is why I do not hate you yet.
The Botch of Lima and Road to Mantaro Valley (Two Poems)
Footprints to Mantaro Valley (Peru; in English and Spanish)In what departure art hid?-Where diminishing mountains groan In shadow and amongThe white water of the Rio? Is not your name Mantaro Valley?Beyond the road of the Andes--?I can hear your voice in echoesI can hear thy voice, beautifully low. I do but know thy by a glanceAs the clouds above me know? .
An Old Wood Pile [a poem with notes]
Old skin, once held tight Against her skeleton- Rose no more, just draped Loosely over unpadded flesh; Un-tightened muscles, and tissue, Lost its courage, no-fortitude-, Gone are the days and years That stood aligned with the Indomitable elements; The skeleton, now a landmark Hidden under flesh and blood Guts and moral fiber, backbone? Collapsed from drudgery Time, time: cascading inside-. Bones now leave-taking impressions Accepting fate Like discolored silver!.
Listen as I Share: WE
You speak simple, completley understandable justifications I accept them, accept you, honor what you tell me and even even if I know where you're appearance from, I just required to share with you, let you hear: my heart..
Death & the Supernatural: Poetry/Five Poems
Supernatural PoetryHere are five poems,-what I call-death and supernatural poems. Maybe a bit bizarre, a few stanzas may be, but with certain subtlety of course, and a ting of acuteness, but we have to hag on if we want a good ride:1.
The Man Who Could Not Say Sorry For His Sins
Sorry would be a start.Though you cant take back your mistakes, and you cant disentangle time, you'd think there would be remorse, for such a self helping crime, to send others out to die, to pay the blood price you have decreed, when its completely bluster and posing, all about arrogance and greed, to acquire a perceived niche in history, glowing down the years, is the coverage of your ambition, is the puny limit of your fears, when those you have sent to die, believing implicitly in you, leave relatives at the back of who see, that nonentity you said was true, there is no accepted wisdom now for those, whose amount you dont count, they are yesterdays forgotten, though daily they still mount, no belief of resignation, no admission of guilt to those left behind, just forward with the ego, fast ahead from those times, as if nobody ever happened, as if your lies are quite ok, as if now is what to focus on, and then was a new day, lost back in the mists of time, obscured by clouds half seen, not an cause offense to the living, not impeachable and obscene, you may want to move on now, and close the eyes to your past infamy, but you ought to be tried for treason, and caged for blasphemy.
Lord Byrons She Walks in Beauty
Lord Byron's aperture ode to "She Walks In Beauty" is among the most memorable and most quoted lines in romantic poetry. The breach lines are effortless, graceful, and beautiful, a appropriate match for his poem about a woman who possesses natural grace and beauty.
Grandpas House & From Iraq with Love [Two Poems]
Grandpa's House [The ole Real House]The house considered necessary painting Sun-blistered and flaking Grandpa on track to have us Boys-Mike and I- start Doing some scraping-While he, pealed off the ole Paint, and on track painting?Just a humble impassive house With numerous rooms, but Strong a sufficient amount to keep the Winds and chill snows out, How he loved that ole house!..
Three Sweet Poems, and Two Not So Sweet [now in: SPANISH and English]
1) End PoemWherever you are today- Is where you were meant to be; It's where God, dotted the 'i' and the 't'?!2) God's AngelsGod asked his angels: "Why do you look so sad?" Responded one angel: "Sir, we can't find the shade."3) An Empty SpaceOut of wisdom one will wait, travel far for love; the thirst will not kill them.
Im Sorry Mom! A Mothers Day Poem
Mother's Day Poetry,I'm Sorry Mom!I'm sorry for the troubles And the doubts I brought you. I'm sorry for my mistakes, I didn't mean to make you blue.
The Game of Life
When your life becomes unbearable And the light of agree ceases to glow, When all your dreams and aspirations Lie inactive on ambition's death row.When you feel that all is hopeless, Life troubles just seem to abound.
There are many times I set up barriers and walls, invisible but for you come too close, And then you hit them.You amazement what happened.
Testimony to the Night [In English and Spanish]
In the quiet of the freezing night- In its deep northern skies, Dim are the lights, in its coldEvening frost?! Even the stars of the arctic Seem like a ghost stone frozen!Here, here is where you find Peace and the beast within-! Remote, no ears or wordsTo disorder the mind To cement the throat; Here, here is where you die?(for a moment).Here, the sky has eternal eyes Eyes with cosmic tides Tides that never rest: they warWith the Universe- Likened to a dark deep abyss; Endless and never resting?Here my eyes seek and search In countless hours, ebbing and Sweeping the heavens aboveNumbing, changeless- Are the cosmos, the heavens? Here resides a alien peace?Here, resides a curious peace With an army of stars to defeat Shinning, mutely in the darkThe ebbing, eldritch dark; Time has no application here, Here, resides a strange, peace?Cold and oddly numb are my feet, As I look up, upon the many bridges One star bridging the next-as if,If Kings and Queens were Guarding them-the Hosts- O-Yes! A strange, curious peace?Ah! Praise, praise be to thee, to thee Flaming, baking firmaments-ye, Ye, prompt me not, of the wars I left,Of the foes, divine immortals?The enemies that never rest Ah! Praise, praise be to thee, to theeI hear music, harmony from afar (there) There are storms concealed in a storehouse, For tomorrow-war beyond, beyondOrion's dust?perpetual dust; There, there the sun is dim to bleak.
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