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William Carlos Williams

A Goodnight   GO to sleep—though of course you will not—     to tideless waves thundering slantwise against     strong embankments, rattle and swish of spray     dashed thirty feet high, caught by the lake wind,     scattered and strewn broadcast in over the steady             car rails! Sleep, sleep! Gulls’ cries in a… Continue reading William Carlos Williams

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Edna St. Vincent Millay

Love has gone and left me and I don’t know what to do; This or that or what you will is all the same to me; But all the things that I begin I leave before I’m through,— There’s little use in anything as far as I can see. Love has gone and left me,—and… Continue reading Edna St. Vincent Millay

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