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Disjecta Membra

Rating: 5.0

for Geoffrey Hill

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This is nothing but a change of skies.
How poor I am that I have come a long way
heading down the sandline
with eyes gazing out across the river
to know -
every little thing I longed to clench has gone with the wind.

I think remorse acts like an idle weapon.
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Julia Klimenova 24 February 2006

Sofiul, I like this poem, the first two parts in particular: the sense of loss, regret, weariness and Solomon's wisdom (nothing changes) . Akhmanova wrote: If you only knew how, shamelessly, poems grow out of rubbish. Your fag-ends, ash, confetti reminded me of it. Julia

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