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Sunday July 8, 2018

We can't tell our life
From our wish. Really I began the day
Not with a man’s wish: ”May this day be different,”
But with the birds’ wish: “May this day
Be the same day, the day of my life.”

—Randall Jarrell
   American poet and literary critic (1914-1965)

Source: “A Man Meets a woman in the Street,” in The Complete Poems (buy from Amazon)

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