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"I'd wash the Amazon river and clean the oily Carib & Gulf of Mexico,

Rub that smog off the North Pole, wipe up all the pipelines in Alaska,

Rub a dub dub for Rocky Flats and Los Alamos, Flush that sparkly

Cesium out of Love Canal"

In this excerpt, Ginsberg uses repetition to reinforce his idea that:
the world is in need of a good cleansing.
anything is possible with determination.
mankind should be more appreciative of nature.
manmade disasters are a result of modern technology.

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