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Robert Creeley

(1926-2005 / United States)

The Carnival


Whereas the man who hits
the gong dis-
proves it, in all its
simplicity --

Even so the attempt
makes for triumph, in
another man.

Likewise in love I
am not foolish or in-
competent. My method is not a

tenderness, but hope
defined.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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