Delmore Schwartz Quote

The mind is a city like London,
Smoky and populous: it is a capital Like Rome, ruined and eternal,
Marked by the monument which no one Now remembers.


The Mind Is an Ancient and Famous Capital (1959)

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The mind is a city like London, Smoky and populous: it is a capital Like Rome, ruined and eternal, Marked by the monument which no one Now remembers.

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The mind is a city like London, Smoky and populous: it is a capital Like Rome, ruined and eternal, Marked by the monument which no one Now remembers.

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The mind is a city like London, Smoky and populous: it is a capital Like Rome, ruined and eternal, Marked by the monument which no one Now remembers.

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The mind is a city like London, Smoky and populous: it is a capital Like Rome, ruined and eternal, Marked by the monument which no one Now remembers.