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The Robin

i was sitting on the edge of the garden, watching the clouds darken then lighten then darken and across the sky i saw words spelling out anxiety the soil become foreign. distant below my feet i drifted away from the smell of the approaching rain and rotting leaves i became elsewhere. in that solitary kingdom, […]

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The Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska died last week, aged 88

Her favourite phrase was “I don’t know”. She told the Nobel audience: “It’s small, but it flies on mighty wings. It expands our lives to include the spaces within us as well as those outer expanses in which our tiny Earth hangs suspended.” Without it, she said, Isaac Newton would have gobbled apples rather than […]

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