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Tristan Tzara

If the birds were among us to be mirrored In the tranquil lake above our heads                                              WE MIGHT UNDERSTAND                Death would be a long and beautiful voyage And an endless holiday for the flesh for structure for bone — Tristan Tzara, from “The Death of Apollinaire (La Mort de Guillaume Apollinaire),” (1919) The… Continue reading Tristan Tzara

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Paul Éluard

On each blue scrap of noon On the pond moldy sun On the lake living moon I write your name On the sky on the meadows On the wings of birds On the millwheel of shadows I write your name — Paul Éluard, from “Liberty,” Poetry (October 1945)

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