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Crossing With My Eyes Closed

Rating: 4.8

Something bubbles up in me,
when some poem,
with too much accuracy
paints too clear a portrait.
Laugh because I am echoing my reflection,
in the black and white austerity
of some flat, breathless book.
With a little distance the image is too cloudy,
but when Kinnell spoke so freely
in 'Rapture'

and her stoic face when she's overwhelmed,
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Greenwolfe 1962 01 June 2008

You are a modernist. Ready to challenge the world to a duel. The only question remaining, is the choice of weapons. The world, has accepted your challenge but gets to choose the weapon. GW62

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