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Li-Young Lee

the lovers’ voices and the voices of the beloved are the ocean’s legion scaling earth’s black bell, their bright crested foam the rudimentary beginnings of bridges and wings, the dream of flying, and the yearning to cross over. — Li-Young Lee, from “The Undressing,” The Undressing: Poems (W. W. Norton Company, 2018)

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Srećko Horvat

Solitude is necessary not only for writing but for love as such. I strongly believe only in love where you can preserve your own solitude. Rainer Maria Rilke has a beautiful definition of such kind of love, when he says that love consists in this: “that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.”… Continue reading Srećko Horvat

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