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The elusive embrace

"This is perhaps the most noble aim of poetry, to attach ourselves to the world around us, to turn desire into love, to embrace, finally what always evades us, what is beyond, but what is always there – the unspoken." — Octavio Paz — Ilya Kaminsky (@ilya_poet) January 16, 2019

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How strange it is, to be standing leaning against the current of time. W.G. Sebald — Ilya Kaminsky (@ilya_poet) November 4, 2018