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Isabella Gardner

Fall 1952

Timeo

By Isabella Gardner

Dear God (safe ambiguity) If I address you faithlessly The fear of heaven devils me. Could I be sure of purgatory Sure I could praise and not adore thee I […]

Fall 1952

Sestina

By Isabella Gardner

You must never unlock the cedar closet; Nor open the white doors to the music room To be stared at by the french windows and drained Flabby by the sucking […]

Fall 1952

The Minotaur

By Isabella Gardner

The labyrinthine forest's spoor Lead to the patient Minotaur Deep in the dark and structured core The bull-man lurks inside the maze And he who dares explore will raze The […]