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The complete poems

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This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: MESSENGER LEAVES To You, Whoever You A 1. Whoever you are, I fear you are wal of dreams, I fear those realities are to melt fr feet and hands; Even now, your features, joys, speed manners, troubles, follies, costun sipate away from you, Your true Soul and body appear befoi They stand forth out of affairs ? out shops, law, science, work, farm house, medicine, print, buying; drinking, suffering, dying. 2. Whoever you are, now I place my h that you be my poem, I whisper with my lips close to your ( I have loved many women and men, I better than you. 3. O I have been dilatory and dumb, I should have made my way straight t( I should have blabbed nothing but you chanted nothing but you. 4. I will leave all, and come and make None have understood you, but I unde None have done justice to you ? you justice to yourself, None but have found you imperfect ? imperfection in you, None but would subordinate you?] who will never consent to subordii 293 I only am he who places over you no master, owner, better, God, beyond what waits intrinsically in yourself. 5. Painters have painted their swarming groups, and the centre figure of all, From the head of the centre figure spreading a nimbus of gold-colored light, But I paint myriads of heads, but paint no head without its nimbus of gold-colored light, From my hand, from the brain of every man and woman it streams, effulgently flowing forever. 6. O1 could sing such grandeurs and glories about you ! You have not known what you are ? you have slumbered upon yourself all your life, Your eyelids have been the same as closed most of the time, What you have done returns already in mockeries, Your thrift, knowledge, prayers, if they do not return in mockeries, w...

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