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May Sarton

Outside, the wind tears at the trees;
Dark comes into the room like a stranger
And we are touched by a huge loneliness.

— May Sarton, from “Landscape Pursued by a Cloud,” Collected Poems: 1930–1993. (W. W. Norton & Company; First edition May 17, 1993)

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