Delmore Schwartz

Brooklyn / New York / United States
Delmore Schwartz
Brooklyn / New York / United States
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The First Night Of Fall And Falling Rain

Rating: 2.8
The common rain had come again
Slanting and colorless, pale and anonymous,
Fainting falling in the first evening
Of the first perception of the actual fall,
The long and late light had slowly gathered up
A sooty wood of clouded sky, dim and distant more and
more
Until, at dusk, the very sense of selfhood waned,
A weakening nothing halted, diminished or denied or set
aside,
Neither tea, nor, after an hour, whiskey,
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Penguin Meow 15 May 2019
, for beyond the swollen distorted shadows and lights It has to be " FAR beyond" or else the last lines drag off into a stupid fragment... Would you idiots who can please correct this> \? Dang it. If you love poetry, then post it accurately.
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Sharmito 14 May 2019
and it's faintly you fools not fainting You posters cannot read very well.
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Sharmito 14 May 2019
It has to be " far beyond." Do your job.
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Eugnee Boylos 14 May 2019
It has to be “far beyond” for chrissakes doesnt it? Who edits this stuff? Respect it enough to do it right.
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