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the inner human

December 7, 2014
By hemingways_daughter DIAMOND, London, Other
hemingways_daughter DIAMOND, London, Other
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Favorite Quote:
'Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.'
― Virginia Woolf, 'A Room of One's Own'


i'm turning philosophical

 

had i - i had

shall we now don

the inner human?

into the mouth

the flowers

 

and where shall we rest?


The author's comments:

This is a blackout poem I created from a page of "Leonce und Lena" (1836), a German satirical play by Georg Buechner. I then translated it from German into English.


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