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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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