I know noble accents & lucid inescapable rythms (sic)

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I know noble accents and lucid inescapable rythms (sic)

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michael lilin 2016

 

 

Wallace Stevens, Thirteen ways of looking at a blackbird.

VIII
I know noble accents
And lucid, inescapable rhythms;
But I know, too,
That the blackbird is involved
In what I know.

 

IX
When the blackbird flew out of sight,
It marked the edge
Of one of many circles.

 

X
At the sight of blackbirds
Flying in a green light,
Even the bawds of euphony
Would cry out sharply.

 

XI
He rode over Connecticut
In a glass coach.
Once, a fear pierced him,
In that he mistook
The shadow of his equipage
For blackbirds.

 

XII
The river is moving.
The blackbird must be flying.

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