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When I’m Through

When I’m through interrogating through tears the face I have displayed and covered the quivering nerves left in tissue paper passing for gauze— When I have pressed need back with a field tourniquet of old roses and blown this paper … Continue reading

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A Rainbow of Tears: Reading John Ashbery

I’m a regular fountain of tears today

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References to Weeping in Samuel Beckett’s The Unnamable

The Unnamable is full of references to eyes: eyes opening and shutting, eyes with or without eyelids, disembodied eyes, eyes that can’t see, eyes that can’t help but see, and most of all, eyes that weep copiously and without ceasing. … Continue reading

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