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Derek Walcott, “Italian Eclogues”

Derek Walcott, Italian eclogues (for Joseph Brodsky), 1996 On the bright road to Rome, beyond Mantua, there were reeds of rice, and I heard, in the wind’s elation, the brown dogs of Latin panting alongside the car, their shadows sliding … Continue reading

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