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Mark Strand

Violent Storm Those who have chosen to pass the night Entertaining friends And intimate ideas in the bright, Commodious rooms of dreams Will not feel the slightest tremor Or be wakened by what seems Only a quirk in the dry run Of conventional weather. For them, The long night sweeping over these trees And houses… Continue reading Mark Strand

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William Zander

  Beyond belief is you, yes, the middle Of nowhere, almost at home there, too, as if You had built it, though you can’t help looking back To the place you longed to leave.                                         Beyond belief There is a roaring torrent. It is what is, Your life, the dream of water going elsewhere. —… Continue reading William Zander

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