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Those Many Mansions June 21, 2009

Posted by The Typist in cryptical envelopment, Dancing Bear, Poetry, Toulouse Street, Writing.

It is occasionally possible, just for brief moments, to find the words that will unlock the doors of all those many mansions in the head and express something – perhaps not much, just something – of the crush of information that presses in on us from the way a crow flies over and the way a man walks and the look of a street and from what we did one day a dozen years ago. Words that will express something of the deep complexity that makes us precisely the way we are ”

– Ted Hughes, From: Poetry in the Making


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