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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


"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


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


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


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