A Square Poem

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A Square Poem
by Lewis Carroll
Reading this poem vertically (the first word of each line, then the second word of each line and so on) yields the same poem as reading it in the normal way.

I often wondered when I cursed,
Often feared where I would be—
Wondered where she'd yield her love,
When I yield, so will she.
I would her will be pitied!
Cursed be love! She pitied me ...

This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.