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Rated 1 point - posted 10 years ago by danielleblasko in category Other.
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"Toward Autumn," by Marilyn Hacker Report Abuse
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"The Obsession," by Wesli Court Report Abuse
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"Sestina: Bob," by Jonah Winter Report Abuse
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"Paysage Moralise,' by W. H. Auden Report Abuse
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"it is our sorrow. Shall it melt? Then water/ Would gush, flush, green these mountains and these valleys,/ And we rebuild our cities, not dream of islands."
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"Sestina: Altaforte," by Ezra Pound Report Abuse
14 points - added 10 years ago by danielleblasko - 1 comment
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"And let the music of the swords make them crimson!/ Hell grant soon we hear again the swords clash!/ Hell blot black for always the thought "Peace!"
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"Sestina, to the Lover's Rite," by Dave Charlon Report Abuse
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"You Goat-Herd Gods," by Sir Philip Sidney Report Abuse
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"Sestina," by Elizabeth Bishop Report Abuse
10 points - added 10 years ago by danielleblasko - 1 comment
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"Time to plant tears, says the almanac./ The grandmother sings to the marvelous stove/ and the child draws another inscrutable house."
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"Farm Implements and Rutabagas in a Landscape," by John Ashbery Report Abuse
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"Minute at first, the thunder/ Soon filled the apartment. It was domestic thunder,/ The color of spinach./ Popeye chuckled and scratched/ His balls: it sure was pleasant to spend a day in the country."
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"The Jean Paul Sartre Sestina," by Joe Green Report Abuse
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"Liner Notes for an Imaginary Playlist," by Terrance Hayes Report Abuse
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"The 13th-Hour Session: Discussions on the Rapture Debacle: 11:59 p.m," by Andrew Neuendorf Report Abuse
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"Francis Bacon Sestina," by Lynn Kilpatrick Report Abuse
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"playing dead, trying to stop time/ this way, nailing it in with a hypodermic syringe/ using what's left, a shad of red, anything, one last attempt"
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"The Complaint of Lisa," by Algernon Charles Swinburne Report Abuse
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"Mantis," by Louis Zukofsky Report Abuse
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"The Vision," by Lewis Turco Report Abuse
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"To My Friend, the Christian Pop Star in Nashville," by K. Judith Mowrer Report Abuse
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"SESTINA (DERAILED)." by Robert C. Mooney Report Abuse
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"A Miracle for Breakfast," by Elizabeth Bishop Report Abuse
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"Home Alone," by James Cummins Report Abuse
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"How Duggan Knew," by Ravi Shankar Report Abuse
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"The Remarried Again Sestina," by Shanna Compton Report Abuse
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"The Ghost of Foghorn Leghorn Speaks of Unrequited Love," by Paul Guest Report Abuse
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"The Seven Signs," by Leonard Kress Report Abuse
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"I Dreamed I Wrote This Sestina In My Maidenform Bra," by Denise Duhamel Report Abuse
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