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Waiting for Icarus by Muriel Rukeyser

He said he would be back and we’d drink wine together He said that everything would be better than before He said we were on the edge of a new relation He said he would never again cringe before his … Continue reading

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To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Triumph by Anne Sexton

Consider Icarus, pasting those sticky wings on, testing that strange little tug at his shoulder blade, and think of that first flawless moment over the lawn of the labyrinth. Think of the difference it made! There below are the trees, … Continue reading

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