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Pablo Neruda

My hands lifted it up   and I gazed as if the sea   were alive   in that single drop,   as if amid the struggle   of the earth and the waters   one flower were to raise   a small banner   of blue flame, of irresistible peace,   of indomitable purity.… Continue reading Pablo Neruda

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Franz Wright

I do notice the more I lose touch with what I previously saw as my life the more real my spot in the dark winter pew becomes— it is infinite. What we experience as space, the sky that is, the sun, the stars is intimate and rather small by comparison. — Franz Wright, from “Letter,… Continue reading Franz Wright

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