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Discuss how "Flower-Fed Buffaloes" and "Report to Wordsworth" deal with the destruction of nature. "Flower-Fed Buffaloes" by Vachel Lindsay and "Report to Wordsworth" by Boey Kim Cheng

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Vachel Lindsay's "The Flower-Fed Buffaloes" speaks of the destruction of nature by comparing "days of long ago" to contemporary days where now "locomotives" and the lost and gone "prarie flowers lie low," or have ceased to be. He further says the prairie's "perfumed grass" has been "swept away" by the cultivated farmland fields of wheat that is planted, grown and carried away at harvest by "wheels and wheels and wheels" that "spin by." He ends this...

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