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D. H. Lawrence

I love you, rotten,
Delicious rottenness.

…wonderful are the hellish experiences,
Orphic, delicate
Dionysos of the Underworld.

― D. H. Lawrence, from “Medlars and Sorb-Apples,” Birds Beasts and Flowers. (Penguin Uk, July 29, 1999) Originally published 1923.

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