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“What if you leave and never return, / and worse, what if you return and never leave. / I fear being alone, but what if I tell you that / even more I fear never being alone.”
“I am a full-time fraud, / passing as a poet. / It's filthy work. But, / someone has to do it.”
“Tomorrow is as fragile / as a sheer curtain pulled tight. / Any old dog / who comes along / can put his paw / through it.”
Carol Connolly, U.S. poet, playwright, activist, politician
Full name: Carol McLellan Connolly.