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The Palm at the End of the Mind by Wallace Stevens
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Sep 12, 07

Of course its one of the best books ever. I can't really add anything, when he's writing lines like "she feels the dark/encroachment of that old catastrophe,/ as a calm darkens among water lights." The one thing I would say is that the book is missing "local objects," which should also be read.

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