Delmore Schwartz Quote

I no more wrote than read that book which is
The self I am, half hidden as it is
From one and all who see within a kiss
The lounging formless blackness of an abyss. How could I think the brief years were enough
To prove the reality of endless love?


"I am a Book I neither Wrote nor Read" - Selected Poems: Summer Knowledge (1959)

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I no more wrote than read that book which is The self I am, half hidden as it is From one and all who see within a kiss The lounging formless...

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I no more wrote than read that book which is The self I am, half hidden as it is From one and all who see within a kiss The lounging formless...

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I no more wrote than read that book which is The self I am, half hidden as it is From one and all who see within a kiss The lounging formless...

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I no more wrote than read that book which is The self I am, half hidden as it is From one and all who see within a kiss The lounging formless...