Learning To Paint Leaving Iceland

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    There are no other questions than these,
    Half squashed in mud, emerging out of the moment
    We all live, learning to like it. No sonnet
    On this furthest strip of land....
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    If there were only one truth, you couldn’t paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.
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