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Nathalia Crane Quotes

You cannot choose your battlefield,
God does that for you;
But you can plant a standard
Where a standard never flew.
(From The Colors)
— Nathalia Crane —

The rose has told
In one simplicity
That never life
Relinquishes a bloom
But to bestow
An ancient confidence.

— Nathalia Crane

Nathalia Crane Quotes: You cannot choose your battlefield god
You cannot choose your battlefield,
God does that for you;
But you can plant a standard
Where a standard never flew.
(From The Colors)

— Nathalia Crane

Nathalia Crane Quotes: Oh im in love with the janitors boy and
Oh I'm in love with the janitor's boy, And the janitor's boy loves me; He's going to hunt for a desert isle In our geography.

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The world is growing gentle, But few know what she owes To the understanding lily And the judgment of the rose.

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Nathalia Crane Quotes: Great is the rose that challenges the
Great is the rose That challenges the crypt, And quotes milleniums Against the grave.

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Across the downs a hummingbird Came dipping through the bowers, He pivoted on emptiness To scrutinize the flowers.

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The very serpents bite their tails; the bees forget to sting, For a language so celestial setteth up a wondering. And the touch of absent mindedness is more than any line, Since direction counts for nothing when the gods set up a sign.

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The sign work of the Orient it runneth up and down; The Talmud stalks from right to left, a rabbi in a gown; The Roman rolls from left to right from Maytime unto May; But the gods shake up their symbols in an absent-minded way. Their language runs to circles like the language of the eyes, Emphasised by strange dilations with little panting sighs.

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The starry brocade of the summer night Is linked to us as part of our estate; And every bee that wings its sidelong flight Assurance of a sweeter, fairer fate.

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The sun shall shine in ages yet to be, The musing moon illumine pastures dim, And afterwards a new nativity For all who slept the dreamless interim.

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A precious place is Paradise and none may know its worth, But Eden ever longeth for the knicknacks of the earth. The angels grow quite wistful over worldly things below; They hear the hurdy-gurdies in the Candle Makers Row. They listen for the laughter from the antics of the earth; They lower pails from heaven's walls to catch the milk-maids mirth.

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Nathalia Crane Quotes: In the darkness who would answer for the
In the darkness, who would answer for the color of a rose, Or the vestments of the May moth and the pilgrimage it goes?

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I linger on the flathouse roof, the moonlight is divine. But my heart is all aflutter like the washing on the line.

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Lo and behold! God made this starry wold, The maggot and the mold; lo and behold! He taught the grass contentment blade by blade, The sanctity of sameness in a shade.

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Once a pallid Vestal Doubted truth in blue; Listed red in ruin, Harried every hue; Barricaded vision, Garbed herself in sighs; Ridiculed the birthmarks Of the butterflies.

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Nathalia Crane Quotes: There is a glory in a great mistake
There is a glory in a great mistake.

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Let go the lure The striving to unmake; Behold the truth Whenever heart may ache There is a glory In a great mistake.

— Nathalia Crane

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