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Case Of You by Joni Mitchell

Just before our love got lost you said “I am as constant as a northern star” And I said “Constantly in the darkness Where’s that at? If you want me I’ll be in the bar” On the back of a … Continue reading

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And Wilt Thou Leave Me Thus? by Sir Thomas Wyatt

And wilt thou leave me thus? Say nay, say nay, for shame, To save thee from the blame Of all my grief and grame; And wilt thou leave me thus? Say nay, say nay! And wilt thou leave me thus, … Continue reading

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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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Love Armed by Aphra Behn

Love in Fantastic Triumph sat, Whilst Bleeding Hearts around him flowed, For whom Fresh pains he did Create, And strange Tyrannic power he showed; From thy Bright Eyes he took his fire, Which round about, in sport he hurled; But … Continue reading

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To See Him Again by Gabriela Mistral

Never, never again? Not on nights filled with quivering stars, or during dawn’s maiden brightness or afternoons of sacrifice? Or at the edge of a pale path that encircles the farmlands, or upon the rim of a trembling fountain, whitened … Continue reading

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Adam’s Curse by William Butler Yeats

We sat together at one summer’s end, That beautiful mild woman, your close friend, And you and I, and talked of poetry. I said, ‘A line will take us hours maybe; Yet if it does not seem a moment’s thought, … Continue reading

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