“Centuries of dire prophecy have taught us all to be, well, unconvinced. And there have been decades, entire scores of years when, to be frank, wholesale destruction didn’t sound so bad, considering. You remember, we were all disappointed. That the world never ended meant we had to get out of bed after all...”


Scott Cairns, Compass of Affection: Poems New and Selected
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Compass of Affection: Poems New and Selected Compass of Affection: Poems New and Selected by Scott Cairns
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