Daily Archives: November 1, 2015

At Melville’s Tomb By Hart Crane

Often beneath the wave, wide from this ledge The dice of drowned men’s bones he saw bequeath An embassy. Their numbers as he watched, Beat on the dusty shore and were obscured. 2 And wrecks passed without sound of bells, … Continue reading

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Love and Sleep By Algernon Charles Swinburne

Lying asleep between the strokes of night     I saw my love lean over my sad bed,     Pale as the duskiest lily’s leaf or head, Smooth-skinned and dark, with bare throat made to bite, Too wan for blushing and … Continue reading

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To A Dark Moses By Lucille Clifton

you are the one i am lit for. Come with your rod that twists and is a serpent. i am the bush. i am burning i am not consumed.

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