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Mlltl Volltev poet JC.Hle Hli~hfle~d

The :pr.ojCCt begM. ffiIshfieiid. ~d .A~~~atI_i~ 'l'n~'t' 'OR~~ ,(iI. \\if;¢;_'I;;; ~o' work: itrurough lh~ poe'i:'i'!l$, cooJldem al] ~.1\o"g '~m~. it ViQIJ,dd 00 ·pUiba:USihed •. "'Geoe~]ly w~ \ooudd oo.~ilil. with ·M~tnJ.':Q d{)illilg a. saght :r.e~dif:'iJ,g for me, TI~e:.i:'i. we "d dc¢i.d~ ,if we 8~mul\dl ~U'~P~' the ITi!HlI&llltLon ,0[' not," ]-llilhfi~liIJ e",p~":!I!.ined" So-me: 'pooms WQ;1]1id co:nt~j'ii'!! :p~ms: Olil place :1Th:m~s:,. ~nd ItlC p[":IiIT 'wo,'IlM de~i~.e :ifilO~: ro s,P'!i!od- time on mlIlI~e, ,Ata~{I~[1j 'WOuld g;ky.e l1ir8Mj_,e~.d il. word ~b[ word tr.ans]a~ uon :!iJl1:d 'e;qii]aiin ~rn.y 1I11,]J~lIloes from 't~le ]'ap:t!lIfi;(!:S~ versten, IIir.s.hf'.ooldi 'Ie:fl. theSle. sessiens '!,¥,il;b, notes iliiild. ~o~~e'w1;}1k; h~' :.'iI~~gnmenl, wa-o:;. 00 'ww:k tno$(\ netes ,ifil~:O good En~i:5h poems,

'''S,fllP'le :pOO;__Tii't~ I diidn't hnve a l¢~, ,of ~k ~:o do~ ;SQll:ted.1:me.;s, 1 w'O'!.i~~d do ili(~gju m ~e!lll. 'l1':1l~~Jl:il~iOJ1;!]; eo one:

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~W;l. ,I'11VS.~~i Ie.LU SilJII"I!. '~fil J'a,:p.anlllSG there ,~ 'VI.'mTI;t,

~hicn are caned katek,o;'!D~s.. That liI:II1H11lli8 ollie ,"~, ~ln ~~ii.v.e ~''!VO oo:m~l'el'e~.y dbffere!il~; m~;tD'ung.s.'~~ i,he foUOWii!!g ~1JJi {lorntanlr.iOO ,~l k~lQ'to'b~, (hal c!,u1i~ed Hi.r,shi1.dd 'to ~pend, mo~ dm'!: ,on tM. IlL':!Iins:~arriOdll'::

:N'Q wa;y 'to see :truil1l1

tOft n~~:s, m.(liQliiil¢,SS 'n~g\ht -

1 lie aW.!i!Ik~ lon;~Ii,g, b!JtL"nifiig,. breasrs :rnci~g fi~,

h¢r.trt in flames,

Hl'ii'~'Ul,eJ~ e)([:I11:9iifiOO '~%8;~' '~]iO w~y'· :and ~~mooJ'!]~~S:·· were, I.he· ~'fLe, WON i~. ~a_]mne~e. ene oftn'ljis.~ kakciro'~obaJ.~, ~~ m~d.e :Iiler woJt. wi;lI_g'n't!," ~h~n Q!le wo.uld im!)gh:1.e.

;~ Anom.e:r' ihhll,g aIOOut J,1l~@rtte~ ~tl: [hlP~: ~'here" is, no S.'U]bijBct; LID pMrIiOUnS are e,'I,Iid~l1It. Whether SOJl}~libihng, rei-erm.a. to is sirng..IJ1ar m p:hlml ~~ .I:1;O~ k.ri,QWIIiI. S·uil' ~t"s: 'IlLO~' 'VR.gUiii: or 'Y"'i'S:hy.;wnshy lrnJ J;!IIPil!~ nese, !H1,]~ver,. 'in !lS'11t;'lish it wouM! :5-Ou!!H]i, wi:sh)'~ was!hy.." 'IIirs'hfie:~d s:lid. Quil¢ eften SM 'found it 'MilS ~"'f'C%o:l<iifj: 'oolween Hi '~ond. perron ora ithi~ Fr80n 'OulOOme.

Admito.EIi,~ s<'I:J.e, too:k '!hl': :ii'teCe~.s41:D)t li:ben:ies: th;(u; 'mrn_c.S~;3iIDf8, fiR<[i '~hey are :f~.ced wi~, e.;;oped~Uy '!Af'i,!h '~be Hun_kIilOWn:~t Rpp~oolr'U; ~'I[(j the J!i1;p!lfllese 'DLU1Iglmge~ Hkrshifield deeided :001: to <consult rf1Iliy iOther Ii:ii',:)ju;'~!li,~ IIDrii$ wlirj ~e 'WOtking ,on ~rhe .11J'& ,Dart M(JOl'j, "But ,heiiil. 'wih~f!!, we were g,et~ll1g cioser (.0 oomp~mi n,g the 'p'roj~t), '[ did. Orne, because ]' ...va'S: 3!r~k~, iO'f m~khtg m:l~talk:c:5 and 'two. 1: WR-S c!.lui.mJ!Sc;!~ she said,

Arax!:I_lIii sighl; read, (li'.'~r 'l5.ign[ hundred paenflis, AD IH:Irshfi~!d. "if.n¢),' ~m:dJ~cl up tmru:hull!I(g rfpf!m~hImlte'ly si}l;, ~Yl1rltOO. 'Wiilh dIe ioorth:,!ji Hi:r5:1rra~d 'fdt fEhe had! to' !~te. she voade S~i~'e A.nnaftil agrood wililir the U',~ns]a'~ioJl!.. "We were 'bmh am~'OOu[8, buu we had :nil) iPn)'lit,eoo!1: wQ-rJdr'!l,g lo;.\::~irn~. 'h Wa50;f!J :pleIa!8ur>e 'W6:rk· it'll .... on Un"'''' r,....~· 'i. .... gl' Af' ",'''' ,'I!.,,,, .... ~.~~ '''''i.''' ':1,_

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eJ:,cired, ro be ~bn~ 'to' 'read the: poolmm i.n. j,:lp~tte~e ,~Jb(J ~heii ,~,pen);nce ,~ ~".Q!I1!lemlPomry WLrlisihlt~on i!lI£ me-m, In: 'W(f~l\tt be :~i_k_t; ]'(adlil!1!g CMUCe:f,MciI, th(;ilil Ito ~. ,~b1e ItO Ih~lIlIk ;(if 'I[ In ~nl!'''rn-; ... ....,.~', ",~ . ,--- ••

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'WiJth 'lJ1ie :h-e~,p oJ iheir agent. 'Mk:hael ~:lIJt[!'; •• he;

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~, wws: l~illI'iogl'll ~.o neWt 'Ol.trt~ ,l:'I..a~z w~;~, pre.s~T!.nlilg

Ix!oks, on business to' Ch:a:d~, l.ev~:!:'!,e at ·M:l.tcmun3i~. ILevrne ~«tt lookim.,g at ,KaI2':8: 'b:ri~r'Ca.!e.!, ~aJi~ng, 'L'wh:a~: ,~15.->e hiiLY.g. y,ou got7~~ E,vet'j;~uany K~l'!::t slllO!wttl ~,rilile Tire In.k. ,Dark. Mo.rm, ,~, as ,[1irs:'lIifie-ld exf.!~:!!!jl~ed!. :Lev.~ne w~, rerH~y to wrioo. a c'heck :fali' 'thiel' marlllf(((Js-e,rip't l~l~1'iI !'if!!d, Lm,t!f.¢., ""W:i.h till} ch::mg.es: [Ilh,l!~:

Mn.cmi~:~M, we~~.lJh.rou:~h ,aliter n:h'C;{ b01J~ht '~he '~k, I Ihhlil{ i~·8, ~ '!}:d'~1,e (!;tin 'we didJil."t ,~ejt cui: :mrn 'U~e:

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'Une :hUJeifilSf: '~ml)" suppoo was ,g.one.. 11oweveI:. Levioe':t; bess fdt ehH:~: if I.£·'V,in~ oolie::'il~ ,in !he pocil1F,f ifII~ 'mllJlell] :::'8: l'te d:vd, tbj!~: Ma-erm Ua-D ~ho1Jldn' a: gU'!,!\iii: ill: up. ",[ lihimik nhL~ ~; ~~tliuing: Ihal sbowed dIe [plJh]i:sn~:r tnllJt :~tty iCan ww:l-I:. 'PUlb~i£he.;I'S :s1liQ.1Jk!! :!1i'Q~; ~!tImdoo liremtnre.,," ,sin-e a,dded. H']'~"$ a

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learned m1i il'O r-e!id ~ry. '~ha'~ 's why :P!!..ID:Ii.~her,s, shy aw,ay' fiOOITl 'lit. '[ '~biDik T_~ l~ Dark M~ c~~tll help'

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, ~]~.oU.gI;~ 'W.tIll'!..Il$ ~i:'It!! ~um.!I!NlJ;s 3i]i~ :snn. tprev~~m;

in moo~ Jm,pme ge, wrirt:in~, !Ellitshf:L:eild remaJiilS l~e{!i '10 I]H~: ,ilnc:t,ecii!~ '~Ii(},g'. ,m1lt1J ilIlny U~¢]llIll.}:rc. '~hi&fl!}'~s a

,~ally s,pec.lal ]lIower to 'Ole :~~~, bloom" as mll1lhe first, :fm~l: (If't'!te tree," w sitld. ~ 'a]~e ,firs.: ~ITw~ OJ:' :['O'1lll1i"

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3:d)op~oo '~heir wridf~g [rom 'Cti"li[ilaL Dllli~il~

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:~.iXIl.1iJ;chi· s and, S:lruil:.ibllJ"'s 'tilrne,!, a br,~j(Jd, new s,J''Slernl,

0:[ w:rii:tif:l,g wa,os, ibeii!lj[i, WO"pl:OOi. 'I~The wom¢:ii1l 'wt:m ~, Oll.;gs. who. first g,o[ 1\0 use ~'hi~ :neW' s,ys~em~ Imui:,l1 'welle th~ enes wlu) WeI'e de-v~.opirni,g a.he s;y,s,;:em;,'" Hissld~cld G.~p:I:rin6dl' bec,~~sc Iih!l:: me:EIi ''We~e i&~mmc.l!II[ Q'.rt1~i:nJ~8., and CM"~~~ 'MliS lh~ o:mci~l :~aill~U:i\gc. "iI.ihe poems '~h~t HkshifieJd, 3!nd, Ar:a~'.imi, tt3nsla'ted. w~ ~he fitSi: wri'tilli~ I[m;1} Uris iI'I.¢W ,50),,s,rol1lJ(j, Hh, 'has Ihe purluy of r1:~![ e:Jotpres:slQJili:'"

Ie',s: that s;pe,ci!lI.IPOW¢T~ which in Iilhe 'be,Gj1;ltIruing, a't~~:edJ Hifiihfi~1ld to 'thls, 'pootfJ"~, t~l!!~t ~'~W'~$;' m[td~

'''If scm ~on9' had' done this before" I

W- - ...... iJ lild',~ 1M "r- Ihi"'l'!-.,a, ti"li"'in' CJ. '\ d. '0' ii"[I"i,n '.::- ....... ,m-' 'C c,~

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bod y'.' ke,at me, 'to it ,; I woulo have

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en ~e'nsd,,'"

he:r' W;!ln~ ee '~d ;m,grt. Now wi:~h 'The ,Ink 1J~,tt MifMIlf out Of.), ~'he :s'~e.1V¢:s. :1:Et:~~s :~)' to sit 1[1i~(l~" and read ~'fu.;e peems :~:ltMn~ a'S, wdl as: wOJ1:, ii]\'Oi!t 'On lfI~r

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OWl1l, ~oetr.y; .',M.y :!!ne~iu:5 :mro c'n48CD;SH'L,g 'me ~(;~tlUg

I'm, :to e~c:~~oo !lOOlU Ure: l:'nk ,'DarK. ,Moo.r;r.;, ;and ]"m lIiIol ~yiJllg; mueh :a'~iii.: OfG'r.Q,vi'ry aM AJiiglll',ls.,:I'i' ~,shroold ~atd. '''I'm &!J (~ubtl:allJt about this tn~' .Ink J)arlr. MOO};~) beiC~lfi~~ I waS: tne: mkh!,i'ife, I c;an'"[ ~e cudi~, foil." ~h.e ~liing'., hut :Y'!.1lJt, ['~e~t

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exlill'il.U'rwnar;y.. I!NC:!"!:II!!:J:e >Ii ~;e:c .ve uone ifil"'l;e ,~

~hing, in, '~he wru1rl •• , :sh~ wd.

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'l,j"-liIi, 'tJIU,I' need' ttJ ... HNaMillI rj!!"JGI,f ,~~ :_':_ - '_'- 09"''' UI,miJ!11i,;

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