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Poem Title   Author
Oct. 6, 2007
Habits of the Hippopotamus
May. 24, 1994
Hailstorm, 1965
Aug. 18, 2007
Aug. 18, 2005
Halcyon Days
Dec. 15, 1994
Hale-Bopp Comes to Ohio
Aug. 10, 2002
Half the Truth
Feb. 19, 2014
Half-Rack at the Rendezvouz
Aug. 2, 2010
Halley's Comet
Aug. 7, 2006
Aug. 7, 2008
Halley's Comet
Apr. 14, 1996
Halley's Comet
Aug. 7, 2004
Ham and Cheese on Rye
Mar. 6, 2005
Mar. 6, 2008
Hamletís Catís Soliloquy
Dec. 12, 1994
Apr. 6, 2010
Handwriting Analysis
Jul. 11, 2012
Jul. 26, 2007
Happily Planting the Beans too Early
May. 25, 2009
Mar. 16, 2006
Jun. 15, 2004
Mar. 7, 2009
May. 26, 2012
Happiness Makes Up in Height for What It Lacks in Length
Mar. 26, 2010

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