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Ralph Angel

All you really know is that it hurts here, the way feelings are bigger than we are, and a woman’s face in the third-story window, her limp hair and pots of red geraniums luring you into her suffering until you’re walking on roads inscribed in your own body. The maps you never speak of. —… Continue reading Ralph Angel

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Giorgos Seferis

But to say what you want to say, you must create another language and nourish it for years and years with what you have loved, with what you have lost, with what you will never find again. — Giorgos Seferis, A Poet’s Journal: Days of 1945-1951. (iUniverse November 23, 1999) Oribinally published January 1st 1974.

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