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What is the poet's intent and message in the poem "Flower-Fed Buffaloes" by Vachel Lindsay?

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In "The Flower-Fed Buffaloes," Vachel Lindsay is singing a lament (i.e., a mournful song of sorrow)  in poetry for the buffalo which were driven off or hunted to extinction by the advent of the power of Western civilization's Industrial Revolution and the engines it porduced. Lindsay's intent is to mourn the passing of the buffalo and all that...

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