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    I take SPACE to be the central fact to man born in America.... I spell it large because it comes large here. Large and without mercy.
    —Charles Olson (1910–1970)

    iris and lilac, birds
    birds, yellow flowers
    white flowers, the Diesel
    does not let up dragging
    the plow
    —Charles Olson (1910–1970)

    The body

    whips the soul. In its great desire
    it demands the elixir

    In the roar of spring,
    transmutations.
    —Charles Olson (1910–1970)