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We Are But a Glimpse

The Wallace Stevens reference here is to one of my favourite of his poems, 'Anecdote of the Jar'. We are but a glimpse is my titled responsion' to Samuel Beckett's quotation.

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We Are But a Glimpse

They give birth astride of a grave, the light gleams an instant, then it's night once more.

- Samuel Beckett (1906-1989)

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Thinking Outside the, "Anecdote of the Jar" - Another planksip Möbius

Thinking Outside the, "Anecdote of the Jar"

Inspired by Samuel Beckett (1906-1989)'s quote, "They give birth astride of a grave, the light gleams an instant, then it's night once more." The titled responsion is "We Are But a Glimpse". What follows is subject to revision, do you have any suggestions?


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