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Poetry Friday: Hyde Park at Night, before the War by D.H. Lawrence

December 9th, 2016 (06:00 am)
awake

Current Mood: awake
Current Song: Time Lapse Lifeline by Maria Taylor

We have shut the doors behind us, and the velvet flowers of night
Lean about us scattering their pollen grains of golden light.

Now at last we lift our faces, and our faces come aflower
To the night that takes us willing, liberates us to the hour.

Now at last the ink and dudgeon passes from our fervent eyes
And out of the chambered weariness wanders a spirit abroad on its enterprise.

- the beginning of Hyde Park at Night, before the War: Clerks by D.H. Lawrence

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Posted by: Mary Lee Hahn (Mary Lee Hahn)
Posted at: December 10th, 2016 01:36 pm (UTC)

Sometimes we need to close the door behind us and seek refuge and solace.

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: December 10th, 2016 04:37 pm (UTC)

May there be good things ahead.

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