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Jorge Luis Borges

On an instant that today stands out alone,
Without before or after, against oblivion,
And has the taste of everything lost,
Everything lost and recovered.

There is nostalgia in every chord:

— Jorge Luis Borges, from “The Tango,” A Personal Anthology (Grove Press, 1967)

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