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We are going to pull out the plug. We have reached the point where shells do not hurt us any more.
Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed which a child brings home glistening from the beach and which in an hour have ...
O brilliant kids, frisk with your dog,
Fondle your shells and sticks, bleached
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A wind has started a little whirlpool
of sand where the carpet ought to be,
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restless nights in one-night cheap hotels
And sawdust restaurants with oyster-shells:
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I suppose an entire cabinet of shells would be an expression of the whole human mind; a Flora of the whole globe would be so likew ...
The etymologist finds the deadest word to have been once a brilliant picture. Language is fossil poetry. As the limestone of the c ...
The sea is masculine, the type of active strength. Look, what egg-shells are drifting all over it, each one, like ours, filled wit ...
Oh, never this whelming east wind swells
But it seems like the sea's return
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The landscape of the northern Sprawl woke confused memories of childhood for Case, dead grass tufting the cracks in a canted slab ...
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