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Sylvia Plath - Faun

Haunched like a faun, he hooed
From grove of moon-glint and fen-frost
Until all owls in the twigged forest
Flapped black to look and brood
On the call this man made.

No sound but a drunken coot
Lurching home along river bank.
Stars hung water-sunk, so a rank
Of double star-eyes lit
Boughs where those owls sat.

An arena of yellow eyes
Watched the changing shape he cut,
Saw hoof harden from foot, saw sprout
Goat-horns.  Marked how god rose
And galloped woodward in that guise.

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Poet: Sylvia Plath
Poem: Faun
Volume: The Collected Poems
Year: Published/Written in 1956
Poem of the Day: Jul 21 2008

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Comment 19 of 20, added on July 19th, 2016 at 5:20 PM.
thought back to the

thought back to the text and created a conclusion and supporting premises concerning why I believe the plagiarism issue is my business. I think his whole idea of &qttu;letoing people fall on their own sword" is

Geralyn from Georgia, Republic of
Comment 18 of 20, added on July 19th, 2016 at 12:34 PM.
Just the opposite.

Just the opposite. The several instances where I felt that my life was in danger are seared into my memory. Years have gone by but when I recall those moments I can still phclsyaily feel some of the fear I felt at those moments and can recall the exact details of where I was and who was with me.

Eel from Congo, Democratic Republic of

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