The Dinosaur

(1969)

"The Dinosaur" is the second song of Simon Sargon's song cycle Take Five, which sets the poetry of Sam Hoffenstein.

The Dinosaur
by Samuel Hoffenstein


The dinosaur and icthyosaur
Are not among the things that are,
Though once the beasts were features.
Oh, how sad it is to contemplate
How nature can eliminate
Unnecessary creatures!


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