lines i love today
August 24, 2011, 2:11 pm
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“I tell her I dreamed last night I work inside a steam shovel, that the tops of the poems are my sky, my white clouds.” – Bob Hicok

“Look how the leaves drift in the darkness. We have burned away all that was written on them.” -Louise Glück

“From everything a little remained. From my fear. From your disgust. From stifled cries. From the rose a little remained.” -Carlos Drummond de Andrade

“Maybe you have been born into such a life with the bottom dropping out. Maybe gravity is claiming you and you feel ghost-scripted.” -Jennifer Sweeney

“Ready to auction off his hands to the highest bidder, he knows how death waits in us like a light switch.” -Yusef Komunyakaa

“If I am flesh sunning on rock, if I am brain burning in fluorescent light, if I am dream, like a wire with a fire throbbing along it, if I am death to man, I have to know it” -Adrienne Rich


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~ my first visit, enjoyed will be back … loved~

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