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Rainer Maria Rilke

I live my life in widening circles that drift out over the things. I may not achieve the very last, but it will be my aim. I circle around God, around the age-old tower; I’ve been circling for millennia and still I don’t know: am I a falcon, a storm, or a sovereign song? —… Continue reading Rainer Maria Rilke

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Sarah Cortez

[Give] me leave to forget you, darling, so I can be a man again. Instead of the empty flapping of a large bird’s wings. — Sarah Cortez, from “Orpheus Speaks,” Vanishing Points: Poems and Photographs of Texas Roadside Memorials, ed. Sarah Cortez (Texas Review Press, 2016)

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