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Anna Kamieńska

I don’t trust the truth of memories because what leaves us departs forever There’s only one current of this sacred river but I still want to remain faithful to my first astonishments to recognize as wisdom the child’s wonder and to carry in myself until the end a path in the woods of my childhood… Continue reading Anna Kamieńska

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American Literature · Autobiographical · Biographical · Classic · Collection · Confessional · Diary · Excerpt · Journal · Modernism · Notebook · Paraphrase · Passage · Quote

Sylvia Plath

Let’s face it: I’m scared, scared and frozen. First, I guess I’m afraid for myself… the old primitive urge for survival. It’s getting so I live every moment with terrible intensity. It all flowed over me with a screaming ache of pain… remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it,… Continue reading Sylvia Plath

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Canadian Culture · Canadian-American Culture · Canadian-American Literature · Classic · Collection · Poetry

Mark Strand

Even this late it happens the coming of love, the coming of light. You wake and the candles are lit as if by themselves, stars gather, dreams pour into your pillows, sending up warm bouquets of air. Even this late the bones of the body shine and tomorrow’s dust flares into breath.   ― Mark… Continue reading Mark Strand

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Bengali Culture · Bengali Literature · Classic · Collection · Contextual Modernism · Excerpt · Faith · Indian Culture · Indian Literature · Inspirational · Motivational · Poetry · Spiritual

Rabindranath Tagore

I dreamt that she sat by my head, tenderly ruffling my hair with her fingers, playing the melody of her touch. I looked at her face and struggled with my tears, till the agony of unspoken words burst my sleep like a bubble.     I sat up and saw the glow of the Milky Way… Continue reading Rabindranath Tagore

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