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Nocturne by Rosario Castellanos

Time is too long for life; For knowledge not enough. What have we come for, night, heart of night? Dream that we do not die And, at times, for a moment, wake. Rosario Castellanos 1925-1974 Further reading: The Other Mexico … Continue reading

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September 1, 1939 by W. H. Auden

I sit in one of the dives On Fifty-second Street Uncertain and afraid As the clever hopes expire Of a low dishonest decade: Waves of anger and fear Circulate over the bright And darkened lands of the earth, Obsessing our … Continue reading

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