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Warming Her Pearls by Carol Ann Duffy

for Judith Radstone Next to my own skin, her pearls. My mistress bids me wear them, warm them, until evening when I’ll brush her hair. At six, I place them round her cool, white throat. All day I think of … Continue reading

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Over the Wintry Forest by Natsume Soseki

Over the wintry forest, winds howl in rage with no leaves to blow. Natsume Soseki 1867-1916

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Caged Bird by Maya Angelou

A free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wing in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky. But a bird that stalks down his narrow … Continue reading

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