snake mouth quotes

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Call me Snake.
Green Snake, when I hung you round my neck
and stroked your cold, pulsing throat
When his book opens its mouth, the author must shut his.
Made of old rags of tongues,
of flesh slipped through the abortionist's knife
you snake thing....
Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honor, breath
Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
Take heed, fair Eve! you do not make
Another tempter of this snake;
A marble one so warmed would speak.
Therefore I will not restrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
How long will you say these things, and the words of your mouth be a great wind?
Whoever digs a pit will fall into it; and whoever breaks through a wall will be bitten by a snake.
Oh, that I knew where I might find him, that I might come even to his dwelling! I would lay my case before him, and fill my mouth ...
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