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Jack Gilbert

The Great Fires Love is apart from all things.Desire and excitement are nothing beside it.It is not the body that finds love.What leads us there is the body.What is not love provokes it.What is not love quenches it.Love lays hold of everything we know.The passions which are called lovealso change everything to a newnessat first.… Continue reading Jack Gilbert

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