The Lark
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The Lark

The Body Reacts by Not Reacting

A lost poem found — written in youthful immaturity

“Untitled” — 1992

Do not say that love encompasses all.
I know well enough that word is used
Too often to comfort and to soften the fall.
Let us exceed the meaning of that word —
To extend beyond the limits of the expected —
And the societal expectations of passion.
Do not say the dreams…



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Walter Bowne

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