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Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell

(7 September 1887 - 9 December 1964 / Scarborough, Yorkshire)

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Clowns' Houses


BENEATH the flat and paper sky
The sun, a demon's eye,
Glowed through the air, that mask of glass;
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  • Rookie - 393 Points Michelle Claus (4/29/2014 10:35:00 AM)

    This poem reads like an image-collage, which isn't a negative poetic structure per se... but this poem doesn't move. While reading Clowns' Houses, I felt like I was waiting for something to occur but nothing really did. (Report) Reply

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