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Heroes by David Bowie

I, I will be king And you, you’ll be my queen Though nothing, will drive them away We can beat them, just for one day We can be heroes, just for one day And you, you can be mean And … Continue reading

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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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Love, Like Water by Julia Copus

Tumbling from some far-flung cloud into your bathroom alone, to sleeve a toe, five toes, a metatarsal arch, it does its best to feign indifference to the body, but will go on creeping up to the neck till its reading … Continue reading

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One Evening by W. H. Auden

As I walked out one evening, Walking down Bristol Street, The crowds upon the pavement Were fields of harvest wheat. And down by the brimming river I heard a lover sing Under an arch of the railway: ‘Love has no … Continue reading

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The Sphinx by Oscar Wilde

(To Marcel Schwob in friendship and in admiration) In a dim corner of my room for longer than my fancy thinks A beautiful and silent Sphinx has watched me through the shifting gloom. Inviolate and immobile she does not rise … Continue reading

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