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This poem is taken from PN Review 34, Volume 10 Number 2, November - December 1983.

Winter Day and Evening Rachel Hadas

The biggest sun on one side
and on the other the new moon
distant in memory like those breasts
.
                             Seferis, 'Summer Solstice'

Instead of climbing as we'd planned
into the mountain foothills,
we foundered at the first steep slope
and lost ourselves in snow.
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