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May Swenson
(1919-1989) born on
May 28
US poet. She wrote "New and Selected Things Taking Place," 1978.
         
   
F
Human double-barreled eyes,
in their narrow blind,
hope to shoot and hit
-- if they can find it
-- the backward-speeding hole
of the Cyclops face of the future.

R
The summer that I was ten --
Can it be there was only one summer that I was ten? It must
have been a long one then --.
A
THE DNA MOLECULE
THE DNA MOLECULE
THE DNA MOLECULE
is The Nude Descending a Staircase
a circular one. See the undersurfaces
of the spiral
treads and
the spaces
in between.
N
I was the horse and the rider . . .
K
We play in the den of the Gods and snort at death.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Metaphors Dictionary," by Elyse Sommer and Dorrie Weiss, 1995.
R: "The Centaur," Sts. I & 2, "To Mix with Time," 1963.
A: In "Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations," by Jason Shulman & Isaac Asimov, 1988.
N: "The Centaur," Sts. I & 2, "To Mix with Time," 1963.
K: "To Confirm A Thing," St. 2, "New and Selected Things Taking Place," 1978.
   


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