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Let Them Not Say
Let them not say: we did not see it.
Let them not say: we did not hear it.
Let them not say: they did not taste it.
We ate, we trembled.
Let them not say: it was not spoken, not written.
we witnessed with voices and hands.
Let them not say: they did nothing.
We did not-enough.
Let them say, as they must say something:
A kerosene beauty.
Let them say we warmed ourselves by it,
read by its light, praised,
and it burned.
|February 28, 2012||Winter Study||Mark Wunderlich|
|January 26, 2014||Winter Sleep||Edith Matilda Thomas|
|December 27, 2015||Winter Leafage||Edith Matilda Thomas|
|February 05, 2012||Winter is good - his Hoar Delights (1316)||Emily Dickinson|
|January 08, 2012||Winter Heavens||George Meredith|
|December 26, 2011||Winter||Walter de la Mare|
|September 03, 2013||Wine Tasting||Kim Addonizio|
|November 29, 2012||Window Seat: Providence to New York City||Jacqueline Osherow|
|December 06, 2014||Willow Poem||William Carlos Williams|
|July 03, 2012||Willow||Jane Shore|