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Emily Jane Pfeiffer’s “To the Blind Architect of the City of Life”

Emily Pfeiffer was an educated Victorian lady, and as Eric Robertson noted in his introduction to English Poetesses: A Series of Critical Biographies, her sonnets ”deal with the two great questions of ...
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Marianne Moore’s ‘Four Quartz Crystal Clocks’

(Revised in the light of comments from OP and @ClaraDiazSanchez) The poem contrasts the precision of scientific timekeeping with the disorder of lived experience, and examines the yin-yang ...
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