Dailies 5/28/17: summer silence, truth, love, & living at the pitch that is near madness

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Bruce Beasley – “Truth,” Says the Truism

 

“Truth”—says the truism—”has a scratched face.”
Tell me
the story of that scratch.

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Mary Dorcey – I Cannot Love You as You Want to be Loved 

I cannot love you
as you want to be loved—
without wanting.

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Maxime Kumin – At the Pitch

If I could only live at the pitch
that is near madness, Eberhart wrote

but there was his wife Betty hanging onto
his coattails for dear life to the end of her life.

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E. E. Cummings – Summer Silence

Eruptive lightnings flutter to and fro
Above the heights of immemorial hills;
Thirst-stricken air, dumb-throated, in its woe

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