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Tamer and Hawk by Thom Gunn

I thought I was so tough, But gentled at your hands, Cannot be quick enough To fly for you and show That when I go I go At your commands. Even in flight above I am no longer free: You … Continue reading

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Human Condition by Thom Gunn

Now it is fog. I walk Contained within my coat; No castle more cut off By reason of its moat: Only the sentry’s cough, The mercenaries’ talk. The street lamps, visible, Drop no light on the ground, But press beams … Continue reading

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