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Coleridge and Wordsworth: The Muse

Coleridge and Wordsworth are in the book quite a bit, Coleridge wasn’t the easiest house guest, by all accounts. So I thought I’d be literary and have a go at a play. This is a contemplation on the muse and how easily an idea can be lost. So over to Wordsworth and Coleridge.

WORDSWORTH and COLERIDGE out for a stroll.

WORDSWORTH
I wandered lonely as a…

COLERIDGE
Hang on buddy you’re walking too fast.

WORDSWORTH
I’m just admiring the clouds that float on high o’er vales and hills.

COLERIDGE
It’s gunna bucket down I reckon.

WORDSWORTH:
Wait, I have a feeling about this place. I have something, I just need to contemplate deeply.

COLERIDGE
Sigh.

WORDSWORTH
What’s that over there, by the lake… a host of something, I can’t quite see…

COLERIDGE
Can’t stand those stupid daffodils. Sorry, what were you saying?

WORDSWORTH
Errr, what was I…can’t remember … let’s carry on.

The end.

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