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Frank Stanford

Death and the Arkansas River Walking from the killing place, Walking in the mud, The bootsoles leave little hexes in the kitchen. One summer there was a place Where everyone chewed dirt in their supper. It was a place like an attic With a chest of orchids pressed in books. Men cleaned their fingernails In… Continue reading Frank Stanford

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Pablo Neruda

You change between teeth and desire into nothing but cool light that loosens into a stream that touched us singing. And thus you don’t weigh us down in the burning siesta hour, you don’t weigh us down, you just go by and your great heart like a cold ember changed into the water of a… Continue reading Pablo Neruda

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