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‘If Wishes Were Silence’ by Selma

If Wishes Were Silence by Selma would probably not be called poetry by anyone except me. I doubt even Selma would call it poetry. But the motion behind the words or beneath them contains the most delicate emotion and the control over the central image is so complete and perfect that the absence of linebreaks is irrelevant. Besides it is an exquisite piece of writing and I want to put in my little collection here.