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Miriam Bird Greenberg

There are many ways to talk about loss; it is like a body walking next to you in the night, ghost of the lost one keeping you company, or only your own grief stumbling beside you in the darkness. — Miriam Bird Greenberg, from “All Night in the New Country,” All Night in the New… Continue reading Miriam Bird Greenberg

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Wallace Stevens

Today the mind is not part of the weather, Today the air is clear of everything. It has no knowledge except of nothingness And it flows over us without meanings, As if none of us had ever been here before And are not now: in this shallow spectacle, This invisible activity, this sense. —Wallace Stevens,… Continue reading Wallace Stevens

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