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A Sonnet is a moment's monument,--
Memorial from the Soul's eternity
To one dead deathless hour.
Scorn not the sonnet; critic, you have frowned,
Mindless of its just honors; with this key
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There are no other questions than these,
Half squashed in mud, emerging out of the moment
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I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go t ...
In the nineteenth century ... explanations of who and what women were focused primarily on reproductive events--marriage, children ...
I am prisoner of a gaudy and unlivable present, where all forms of human society have reached an extreme of their cycle and there ...
Although my parents have never been the kind to hint around about grandchildren, I can think of no better tribute to them than giv ...
A sentimental aphorism is even more a surprise than a hard- boiled sonnet.
Ye gentle souls, who dream of rural ease,
Whom the smooth stream and smoother sonnet please;
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The mysteries remain,
I keep the same
cycle of seed-time
and of sun and rain;
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