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Assignment I: common measure

Assignment I from Writing Metrical Poetry by William Baer.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
In sixteen plates you take us down
To baleful vaults of stone.
Your fantasies are far to close
To fears repressed and known.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Carceri, plate XIV, "The Gothic Arch", 1750.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Carceri, plate XIV, "The Gothic Arch", 1750.