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There's a certain Slant of light,
Winter Afternoons--
That oppresses, like the Heft
Of Cathedral Tunes--
Go out of the house to see the moon, and 't is mere tinsel; it will not please as when its light shines upon your necessary journe ...
Innings and afternoons. Fly lost in sunset.
Throwing arm gone bad. There's your old ball game.
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There are moments when the body is as numinous
as words, days that are the good flesh continuing
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"Saint-Saens!" it seems to be whispering,
curling unerringly around the furry nuts
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Jove send me more such afternoons as this.
And I have seen dust from the walls of institutions,
Finer than flour, alive, more dangerous than silica,
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A tree is made to live in peace in the color of day and in friendship with the sun, the wind and the rain. Its roots plunge in the ...
It comes about that the drifting of these curtains
Is full of long motions; as the ponderous
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We talk of genius as if it were a mere knack, and the poet could only express what other men conceived. But in comparison with his ...
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