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I imagine my love breathing with the lungs of all things and it reaches me as poetry of roses or dust speaks softly to everything and whispers its news to the universe the way the wind and sun do when they split nature’s breast or pour the ink of day on the earth’s book —… Continue reading Adonis

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Edith Södergran

On foot I had to cross the solar system before I found the first thread of my red dress. I sense myself already. Somewhere in space hangs my heart, shaking in the void, from it stream sparks into other intemperate hearts.” — Edith Södergran, “On Foot I Had to Cross the Solar System”

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American Culture · American Literature · Imagism · Journal · Modernism · Periodical · Poetry · Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Amy Lowell

O You, Who came upon me once Stretched under apple-trees just after bathing, Why did you not strangle me before speaking Rather than fill me with the wild white honey of your words And then leave me to the mercy Of the forest bees. Amy Lowell, “Carrefour,” Originally published in Coterie: A Quarterly: Art, Prose,… Continue reading Amy Lowell

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