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Space Oddity by David Bowie

Ground Control to Major Tom Ground Control to Major Tom Take your protein pills and put your helmet on Ground Control to Major Tom (Ten, Nine, Eight, Seven, Six) Commencing countdown, engines on (Five, Four, Three) Check ignition and may … Continue reading

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Leap Before You Look by W. H. Auden

The sense of danger must not disappear: The way is certainly both short and steep, However gradual it may look from here; Look if you like, but you will have to leap. Tough minded men get mushy in their sleep … Continue reading

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To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Triumph by Anne Sexton

Consider Icarus, pasting those sticky wings on, testing that strange little tug at his shoulder blade, and think of that first flawless moment over the lawn of the labyrinth. Think of the difference it made! There below are the trees, … Continue reading

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