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a arte de perder

A arte de perder não é nenhum mistério
tantas coisas contém em si o acidente
de perdê-las, que perder não é nada sério.
 A Arte - Elizabeth Bishop
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July Reading

Can you believe it’s July already? I can’t. I was just getting used to June, just starting to feel like I was in the June groove, and now it’s time to move on. 672 more words

Books

"The Art of Losing Isn't Hard to Master"

Love, in dying, doesn’t always seek hereafter;
and I didn’t love so much as fraternize,
so my heart begs forgiveness from her pastor.

New work Wednesday, and a new form! 70 more words

Poetry

Elizabeth Bishop, "Cirque d'Hiver" ...






Elizabeth Bishop



“Cirque d’Hiver”




Across the floor flits the mechanical toy,
fit for a king of several centuries back.
A little circus horse with real white hair. 174 more words

Poetry

Lost Things

So I lost a poem the other day, because I typed it in a Word document, edited it all nice and pretty, and then, apparently, erased it. 252 more words

Inspiration

Writing Prompt Saturday, Write a Sestina

We do love our poetry here at Paper Beats World, even if I can’t write it very well.

This week’s new form I bet you’ve never heard of is the sestina.  363 more words

Poetry