Tag Archives: Rupture

Sonnets from the Portuguese 5 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I lift my heavy heart up solemnly, As once Electra her sepulchral urn, And, looking in thine eyes, I overturn The ashes at thy feet. Behold and see What a great heap of grief lay hid in me, And how … 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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Volume 1 The Beginning by Russell Boyle

A first anthology of 28 poems: Traumatised House by the Sea Dear Sister Mondays The Beginning Element Number 14 Freedom Clinical Bully Boy Sensuality Rupture Heart Attack Heart Rope Men Locks Survival Loss Terrorism Lovelorn The Only Certainty Consultation First … Continue reading

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The Nails by W. S. Merwin

I gave you sorrow to hang on your wall Like a calendar in one color. I wear a torn place on my sleeve. It isn’t as simple as that. Between no place of mine and no place of yours You’d … Continue reading

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