Al Aaraaf

Al Aaraaf PART I O! nothing earthly save the ray (Thrown back from flowers) of Beauty’s eye, As in those gardens where the day Springs from the gems of Circassy- O! nothing earthly save the thrill Of melody in woodland rill- Or (music of the passion-hearted) Joy’s voice so peacefully departed That like the murmur …

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Chicago Zen

I Now tidy your house,dust especially your living roomand do not forget to nameall your children. II Watch your step. Sight may strike youblind in unexpected places. The traffic light turns orangeon 57th and Dorchester, and you stumble, you fall into a vision of forest fires,enter a frothing Himalayan river, rapid, silent. On the 14th …

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