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Once more riding down to Venice on borrowed horses,

the air free of misdemeanor, at rest in the inns of our fathers.

Once again whiteness like the white chandelier.

Echoes of other poems...



From The Red Gaze. Copyright © 2005 by Barbara Guest. Courtesy of Wesleyan University Press


Barbara Guest

The author of numerous collections of poetry, Barbara Guest was predominantly a writer of the New York School.

Date Published: 2005-01-01

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