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Time to Kill by Carl Rakosi

a man and his dog what fun chasing twigs into the water! young girls bicycle by in pairs and plaid shorts a wind so soft one’s whole back tingles with cilia a gentle lake the sun boils at the center, … Continue reading

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The Disappointment by Aphra Behn

One Day the Amarous Lisander, By an impatient Passion sway’d, Surpris’d fair Cloris, that lov’d Maid, Who cou’d defend her self no longer; All things did with his Love conspire, The gilded Planet of the Day, In his gay Chariot, … Continue reading

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Nocturne by Rosario Castellanos

Time is too long for life; For knowledge not enough. What have we come for, night, heart of night? Dream that we do not die And, at times, for a moment, wake. Rosario Castellanos 1925-1974 Further reading: The Other Mexico … Continue reading

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Sensuality by Kenneth Slessor

Feeling hunger and cold, feeling Food, feeling fire, feeling Pity and pain, tasting Time in a kiss, tasting Anger and tears, touching Eyelids with lips, touching Plague, touching flesh, knowing Blood in the mouth, knowing Laughter like flame, holding Pickaxe … Continue reading

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