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  1. «Ars poetica», d’Archibald MacLeish

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    A poem should be palpable and mute As a globed fruit, Dumb As old medallions to the thumb, Silent as the sleeve-worn stone Of casement ledges where the moss has grown— A poem…

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    • «Fire and Ice», de Robert Frost

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      Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I've tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that…

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      • «We’ll go no more a-roving», de Lord Byron

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        So we’ll go no more a-roving, so late into the night, though the heart be still as loving, and the moon be still as bright. For the sword outwears its sheath, and the soul wears out the…

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        • «This be the verse», de Philip Larkin

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          They fuck you up, your mum and dad. They may not mean to, but they do. They fill you with the faults they had And add some extra, just for you. But they were fucked up in their turn By fools in old-style…

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          • «Geschirmt», de Nelly Sachs

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            Geschirmt sind die Liebenden unter dem zugemauerten Himmel. Ein geheimes Element schafft ihnen Atem und sie tragen die Steine in die Segnung und alles was wächst hat nur noch eine Heimat…

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            • «Sera di febbraio», d'Umberto Saba

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              Spunta la luna. Nel viale è ancora giorno, una sera che rapida cala. Indifferente gioventù s’allaccia; sbanda a povere mète. …

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              • «Continuing to live», de Philip Larkin

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                CONTINUING TO LIVE Continuing to live –that is, repeat A habit formed to get necessaries– Is nearly always losing, or going without. It varies. This loss of interest, hair, and…

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                • «Pastelaria», de Mário Cesariny

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                  Afinal o que importa não é a literatura nem a crítica de arte nem a câmara escura Afinal o que importa não é bem o negócio nem o ter dinheiro ao lado…

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                  • «One art», d'Elizabeth Bishop

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                    The art of losing isn't hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Lose something every day. Accept the fluster of lost door keys,…

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                    • «Somewhere I have never travelled», d'E. E. Cummings

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                      somewhere I have never travelled, gladly beyond any experience,your eyes have their silence: in your most frail gesture are things which enclose me, or which i cannot touch because they are too near your…

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                      • «What the Thrush Said», de John Keats

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                        (Lines From A Letter To John Hamilton Reynolds, 1818) O thou whose face hath felt the Winter's wind, Whose eye has seen the snow-clouds hung in mist, And the black elm tops 'mong the freezing…

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                        • «Acquainted with the night», de Robert Frost

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                          I have been one acquainted with the night. I have walked out in rain -- and back in rain. I have outwalked the furthest city light. I have looked down the saddest city lane. I have passed by the…

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