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E.E. Cummings

i have found what you are like i have found what you are like the rain,         (Who feathers frightened fields with the superior dust-of-sleep. wields easily the pale club of the wind and swirled justly souls of flower strike the air in utterable coolness deeds of green thrilling light                               with thinned newfragile yellows… Continue reading E.E. Cummings

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Tasha Cotter

When I die, I’ll come back             an oakleaf hydrangea— Something bigger             than I was when we began. When you die             I want you to be a boy so I can take you in             on some decrepit path pretending the wind running through             somehow belongs to you. When you bury me… Continue reading Tasha Cotter

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Lauren Zuniga

We just have too much lightning crammed into our hearts. Just want someone to put her ear to our chest and tell us how far away the storm is. — Lauren Zuniga, from “Dear Lemon Engine II,” The Smell of Good Mud. (Write Bloody Publishing; First Edition edition March 15, 2012)

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Galway Kinnel

Wait. Don’t go too early. You’re tired. But everyone’s tired. But no one is tired enough. Only wait a while and listen. Music of hair, Music of pain, music of looms weaving all our loves again. Be there to hear it, it will be the only time, most of all to hear, the flute of… Continue reading Galway Kinnel

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