Thursday, March 1, 2018

plural





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Morning and afternoon are clasped together
And North and South are an intrinsic couple
And sun and rain a plural, like two lovers
That walk away as one in the greenest body.

—Wallace Stevens
Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction



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You were enmeshed in a great network which magically changed you into something vaster than yourselves. For you have need of the vastness that such words alone impart.

—Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The Wisdom of the Sands






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