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“The Lives of the Heart” by Jane Hirshfield

Are ligneous, muscular, chemical. Wear birch-colored feathers, green tunnels of horse-tail reed. Wear calcified spirals, Fibonaccian spheres. Are edible; are glassy; are clay; blue schist. Can be burned as tallow, as coal, can be skinned for garnets, for shoes. Cast … Continue reading

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…how much the heart can hold…

“Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.” –Zelda Fitzgerald

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