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My Own Ozymandias

My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!


I am not Oz, that kingdom fair,
That wizard's land,
That's terra australis.

I am not Ozzy, the Osbourne man
with family on TV
nor a Stryne mayte.

I am not Ozman, Agnes, pentecostal
The Chinese-speaker,
Nor a Turkish dynast.

I am not Sir Oz, nor any knight
I bear no armour-suit
Nor am blest by Queens.

My name is Ozymandias, writer of things:
Please read my works, make me not despair!

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