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Document Extract: 11.08.11
UNIDENTIFIED MALE VOICE: Hello?
UNIDENTIFIED MALE VOICE #2: Who is this, please?
UNIDENTIFIED MALE VOICE: Herman? Herman Cain? This is Bill Clinton.
HERMAN CAIN: Bill Clinton? The Bill Clinton?
GHOST AND GUEST
Collapsing on a sleeping friend
Upon the couch, I fell
Sincerely sorry to offend
This guest in my “hotel.”
Our customary schedules changed,
He lay as if in pitch,
No boundaries, his form estranged
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