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Recalling a poem: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird

Posted on the March 19th, 2011

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I do not know which to prefer,
The beauty of inflections
Or the beauty of innuendoes,
The blackbird whistling
Or just after.

(From “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird” by Wallace Stevens)

 


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Feb 2010 snowfall in Rome: snowbird

Posted on the February 12th, 2010

Rare snowstorm in Rome.

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