Tom Simard

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Osip Mandelstam

“But your spine has been
smashed,
My beautiful, pitiful era,
And with an inane smile
You look back, cruel and
weak,
Like an animal past its
prime,
At the prints of your own
paws.”
– Osip Mandelstam, “Vek”

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