March 20th, 2020

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Poetry Friday: The House Was Quiet and The World Was Calm by Wallace Stevens

The house was quiet and the world was calm.
The reader became the book; and summer night

Was like the conscious being of the book.
The house was quiet and the world was calm.

...

The house was quiet because it had to be.

- selected lines from The House Was Quiet and The World Was Calm by Wallace Stevens

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