ericp.27162
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An April Manifesto

Our April must replenish the delightful wells,
Bucket’s lip dipping, light on the sleeping cells,
Man from his vigil in the wintry chapel
Will card his skin with accurate strigil.
O frivolous and astringent spring
We never come full circle, never...

by Louis Macneice

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1 year ago

The Imaginary Iceberg

We'd rather have the iceberg than the ship,
although it meant the end of travel.
Although it stood stock-still like cloudy rock
and all the sea were moving marble.
We'd rather have the iceberg than the ship;
we'd rather own this breathing plain of...

by Elizabeth Bishop

added by ericp.27162
1 year ago

Dublin

Grey brick upon brick,
  Declamatory bronze
  On sombre pedestals –
  O’Connell, Grattan, Moore –
  And the brewery tugs and the swans
  On the balustraded stream
  ...

by Louis Macneice

added by ericp.27162
1 year ago

Roman Outposts

Pat...

by Derek Walcott

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1 year ago

Morning Sun

Shuttles of trains going north, going south, drawing threads of blue,
The shining of the lines of trams like swords,
Thousands of posters asserting a monopoly of the good, the beautiful, the true,
Crowds of people all in the vocative, you and you,...

by Louis MacNeice

added by ericp.27162
1 year ago

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