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Nocturne by Lola Ridge

Indigo bulb of darkness Punctured by needle lights Through a fissure of brick canyon shutting out stars, And a sliver of moon Spigoting two high windows over the West river…. Boy, I met to-night, Your eyes are two red-glowing arcs … Continue reading

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His Farewell to Sack by Robert Herrick

Farewell thou thing, time past so known, so dear To me as blood to life and spirit; near, Nay, thou more near than kindred, friend, man, wife, Male to the female, soul to body; life To quick action, or the … Continue reading

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A Rapture by Thomas Carew

I will enjoy thee now, my Celia, come, And fly with me to Love’s Elysium. The giant, Honour, that keeps cowards out, Is but a masquer, and the servile rout Of baser subjects only bend in vain To the vast … Continue reading

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