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As the Days Pass

As the Days Pass by Theodora Goss As the days pass, as we talk less and less, you seem more and more like someone I made up, a bedtime story to keep away the dark, a bulwark against the night … Continue reading

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Nonsense Sonnet

Nonsense Sonnet by Theodora Goss You’re sad and I’m sick, and I’ve run out of words. You’re sick and I’m sad, and there are no more chords. We speak a different language, that the birds understand, but you are too … Continue reading

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On Beauty

On Beauty by Theodora Goss I was trying to describe to you my idea of beauty: how it consists of complexity within simplicity, multiplicity within unity, variety in harmony with itself, like the serrated edges of a maple leaf, the … Continue reading

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Two Cities

Two Cities by Theodora Goss Here, beneath the snows of February, I think of you, so very far away, in a city made of poetry and time, painted like sunflowers and zinnias, yellow and orange and deep rose, where sunlight … Continue reading

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A Realization

A Realization by Theodora Goss One day I noticed that I was standing on nothing at all, not a floor of wide pine boards fixed down with iron nails, not a forest floor with last year’s litter of oak leaves, … Continue reading

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The Mere King

The Mere King by Theodora Goss The mere king lives in the murk and mud, and I would rescue him if I could, but another witch cursed him long ago, and how to break it, I just don’t know. I … Continue reading

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A Wish

A Wish by Theodora Goss And you, my dear, my darling, what would I wish for you? That all the stars were starlings, and all the stories true. That all the beasts that wander beneath the darkling trees would bow … Continue reading

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