All posts tagged “greek

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Repine

Wikipedia Poem, No. 864 ultimately — untimely from the old english pinian (“to suffer”) and repines recoils in 1820 his diction in pain contain languish/waste away

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A Noisy Phalanx Is a Safe Phalanx

  I impute, with geometry, Hoplite. Consciously I do this to you, Too-Beautiful Poemtaker. Remember John to Philip wrote: “Don’t worry about it Levine, you’re ugly enough to be a great poet.” That’s filled with funny truth — oozes out of the recoiling seams, the… Read More

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Scraps for God

Wikipedia Poem, No. 718 mount ancient hard sounds from the coast of his way to be had life ended up scrounged up scrounged up scrounged up scrounged up scrounged up scrounged up scrounged up scrounged up scrounged up scrounged up scrounged up scrounged up scrounged… Read More

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Self-Portrait (Memnon’s Remix)

Wikipedia Poem, No. 652 i know what precisely to say do i say a few years back what’s right and how much of love is high cheek bones and how many high cheek bones gatherd here how low the creek groans bones and how much… Read More

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After Reading a Page and a Half of Tradition and Innovation in Hellenistic Poetry

Wikipedia Poem, No. 600 the keyhole of my broad back of my ignorance were i ignorant as all the philosophers poured into a visible earthen mold be invincibly ignorant for being unreached but unreachable this condition is the key then to to verdant madness and… Read More

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‘Delirium for the Four Legs of a Love’ by Dimitris Athinakis (trans. Karen Emmerich)

I see your yesses coming from afar and my own, like candles, brandish and burn awaiting the centuries A strong wind carries off my hat my glasses my tattoo my arm carries off my leg and an eye [I’m left there smiling before jets gushing… Read More

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Wikipedia Poem, No. 330

  luxure obsolete from the whistling verb float rather the 1660s relay reluctance lasting and first attested sometime around 1661 lather reluctantly wrestle stains see related lasciviousness lust 1520 screams obsolescence the verb first fury related which attests sometime in 1660 the king burns grace… Read More

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Wikipedia Poem, No. 265

  prefer to discuss who disgusts one avoid this phrase as a mewet on the gibbous moon of dry ink distinction as plosive implies third eye and creative nasal cones deflect áphōnon one avoids this phrase altogether in order to prefer one must not call an unreleased burst plosive… Read More

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Wikipedia Poem, No. 164

struggle to be made; perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect perfect… Read More

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“Orpheus in Athens” by Jack Spicer

The boy had never seen an honest man. He looked among us every night he said. He eyed each stranger like Diogenes And took him with his lantern into bed. He’d probe the stranger’s body with that light Search every corner of his flesh and… Read More