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In Memory Of My Feelings

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My quietness has a man in it, he is transparent
and he carries me quietly, like a gondola, through the streets.
He has several likenesses, like stars and years, like numerals.

My quietness has a number of naked selves,
so many pistols I have borrowed to protect myselves
from creatures who too readily recognize my weapons
and have murder in their heart!
though in winter
they are warm as roses, in the desert
taste of chilled anisette.
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Ernest Gilbert 25 December 2018
This is the poem I read to pull myself close to O'Hara and hold: partly because it reminds me how important his poetry is to me, partly because I remember my feelings, partly because orange is the new black and because what I see and feel turns hopelessly into words, partly because of how he goes on his nerves, and (fifth) partly because it’s always a bright summer day …
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Dr Antony Theodore 25 December 2018
A great poem indeed. tony
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Paresh Chakra 09 December 2018
It is a very lovely poem
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Charles Hartman 16 December 2017
This is just the FIRST SECTION of the poem!
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B M 23 April 2009
Watch out - this isnt the full poem. This is actually part one in a five part poem. just as a heads up
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