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Sunday June 2, 2019

The purpose of poetry is to remind us
how difficult it is to remain just one person,
    for our house is open, there are no keys in the doors,
and invisible guests come in and out at will.

—Czeslaw Milosz  Polish poet (1911-2004)

Source:“Ars Poetica?” in The Collected Poems 1931-1987 (buy from Amazon)

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