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Jorge Luis Borges

I can give you my loneliness, my darkness, the hunger / of my heart, I am trying to bribe you with uncertainty, with danger, / with defeat. — Jorge Luis Borges, from “Two English Poems,” A Universal History of Infamy. Publishers Editorial Tor (1935) & Emecé (1954), Published in English (1972)

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Jack Spicer

Psychoanalysis: An Elegy What are you thinking about? I am thinking of an early summer. I am thinking of wet hills in the rain Pouring water.  Shedding it Down empty acres of oak and manzanita Down to the old green brush tangled in the sun, Greasewood, sage, and spring mustard. Or the hot wind coming… Continue reading Jack Spicer

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