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Cid Corman

I have come far to have found nothing
or to have found that what was found
was only to be lost, lost finally
in that absence whose trace is silence.

— Cid Corman, “I Have Come Far to Have Found Nothing,” AEGIS: Selected Poems 1970-1980 (Barrytown/Station Hill Press, 2010)

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