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We are sheep in a herd of sheep,
but Clytemnestra, Electra and Death
are burnt like star-names in the sky.
You are a tiny little girl, Electra. Other little girls dreamed of being the richest or the most beautiful women of all. And you, ...
Understand me: I wish to be a man from somewhere, a moan among men. You see, a slave, when he passes by, weary and surly, carrying ...
We were too light, Electra. Now our feet press down in the earth like the wheels of a cart in its groove. Come with me, and we wil ...
There was one cry
defilement:
one dull blow.
The old chains
on her bosom
do not rise,
do not glow
when she breathes,
nor change colour.
Never let it be said,
they are dead,
the high-dead.
You weep, you weep for the sun an Image.
...
...
No one knows the colour of a flower
till it is broken.
A steam ran small and terrible and shrill;
it was so still;
...
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