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A Clear Midnight by Walt Whitman

This is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless, Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done, Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes thou lovest best, Night, sleep, death and … Continue reading

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A Handful of Thyme by May Sarton

“What are you doingNow the end is not far?Remembering? Ruing?”“No rue, my dear.” “Are you still seeding?”“Now and then I do.”“You are frail for weeding,And the weeds grow.” “Yes, the weeds flourish.Too brief the hoursWhen I can still nourishPoems or … Continue reading

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Bed in Summer by Robert Louis Stevenson

In winter I get up at night And dress by yellow candle-light. In summer, quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day. I have to go to bed and see The birds still hopping on the … Continue reading

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