We seem to go
Extremely slow,—

from Lydia Maria Child – A Boy's Thanksgiving Day on Rap Genius


Notice how the line break slows the phrase down for comic effect. Lydia Maria Child knows you don’t consider her a real poet, but step back: the woman’s got technique.

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