Poetry | October 21, 2016

  • [The tragic undertones that mar our best achievements]
  • [When you think of the past, what comes to mind is the dead]
  • [It has been observed before, of course, how oppressive]
  • [How instructive, the skull placed among the bric-a-brac]
  • [Or take, for instance, this still life from a Pompeii wall]
  • [The apples in the basket, the apples of the mind]

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