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The Poet As Hero by Siegfried Sassoon

You’ve heard me, scornful, harsh, and discontented, Mocking and loathing War: you’ve asked me why Of my old, silly sweetness I’ve repented— My ecstasies changed to an ugly cry. You are aware that once I sought the Grail, Riding in … Continue reading

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Choose by Carl Sandburg

The single clenched fist lifted and ready, Or the open asking hand held out and waiting. Choose: For we meet by one or the other. Carl Sandburg 1878–1967 Rupture by Russell Boyle

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To My Excellent Lucasia, on Our Friendship by Katherine Philips

I did not live until this time Crowned my felicity, When I could say without a crime, I am not thine, but thee. This carcass breathed, and walked, and slept, So that the world believed There was a soul the … Continue reading

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