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Robert Frost

Hyla Brook By June our brook’s run out of song and speed. Sought for much after that, it will be found Either to have gone groping underground (And taken with it all the Hyla breed That shouted in the mist a month ago, Like ghost of sleigh bells in a ghost of snow)— Or flourished… Continue reading Robert Frost

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Richard Jackson

The thing is to sift out / the important sounds, little syllables and vowels that bring / hints of their lost words, and not to mistake the fossil for / the life, or the kiss for the love, not to mistake the fragment / for the sentence. — Richard Jackson, from “Tip of My Tongue,”… Continue reading Richard Jackson

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Gilles Deleuze

To become imperceptible oneself, to have dismantled love in order to become capable of loving. To have dismantled one’s self in order finally to be alone and meet the true double at the other end of the line. A clandestine passenger on a motionless voyage. To become like everybody else; but this, precisely, is a… Continue reading Gilles Deleuze

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Angela Shaw

They don’t wade in so much as they are taken. Deep in the day, in the deep of the field, every current in the grasses whispers hurry hurry, every yellow spreads its perfume like a rumor, impelling them further on. It is the way of girls. It is the sway of their dresses in the… Continue reading Angela Shaw

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Ludwig Wittgenstein

Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present. Our life has no end in the way in which our visual field has no limits. ― Ludwig… Continue reading Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Rudy Francisco

My hobbies include Editing my life story Hiding behind metaphors And trying to convince my shadow That I’m someone worth following — Rudy Francisco, from “My Honest Poem,” Getting Stitches. (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, January 21, 2013)

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