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The Breath Of Night

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The moon rises. The red cubs rolling
In the ferns by the rotten oak
Stare over a marsh and a meadow
To the farm's white wisp of smoke.
A spark burns, high in heaven.
Deer thread the blossoming rows
Of the old orchard, rabbits
Hop by the well-curb. The cock crows
From the tree by the widow's walk;
Two stars in the trees to the west,

Are snared, and an owl's soft cry
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YOURS 09 February 2018

I LOVE U

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guest 28 November 2017

i dont understand what all of his poems are about they make no sense to me

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Joe Fortier 26 November 2017

The ultimate transcendence of beauty and love in spite of suffering.

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John R 23 July 2006

The Strife that moves the stars? Allusion to Dante and/or Plato and Aristotle - the love that moves the spheres?

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