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Jack Gilbert - Tear It Down

We find out the heart only by dismantling what 
the heart knows. By redefining the morning, 
we find a morning that comes just after darkness. 
We can break through marriage into marriage. 
By insisting on love we spoil it, get beyond 
affection and wade mouth-deep into love. 
We must unlearn the constellations to see the stars. 
But going back toward childhood will not help. 
The village is not better than Pittsburgh. 
Only Pittsburgh is more than Pittsburgh. 
Rome is better than Rome in the same way the sound 
of raccoon tongues licking the inside walls 
of the garbage tub is more than the stir 
of them in the muck of the garbage. Love is not 
enough. We die and are put into the earth forever. 
We should insist while there is still time. We must 
eat through the wildness of her sweet body already 
in our bed to reach the body within that body.

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Poet: Jack Gilbert
Poem: Tear It Down
Volume: The Great Fires
Year: Published/Written in 1994
Poem of the Day: May 28 2010

Comment 11 of 11, added on November 26th, 2016 at 8:34 PM.
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Comment 9 of 11, added on November 9th, 2015 at 10:51 PM.
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