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Title: Valery Larbaud

Back in context (it's an ode to trains):

Ah! these sounds and this motion
Must enter my poems and say
For me the unsayable in my life,
My stubborn childish life that moves only
Toward an eternal aspiration for vague things.

—closing lines of "Ode" (1908) by Valery Larbaud,
from The Poems of A. O. Barnabooth,
translated by Ron Padgett and Bill Zavatsky

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