The Wild Party

Some love is fire: some love is rust:
But the fiercest, cleanest love is lust.
And their lust was tremendous. It had the feel
Of hammers clanging; and stone; and steel:
And torches of the savage, roaring kind
That rip through iron, and strike men blind:
Of long trains crashing through caverns under
Grey trembling streets, like angry thunder:
Of engines throbbing; and hoarse steam spouting;
And feet tramping; and great crowds shouting.
A lust so savage, they could have wrenched
The flesh from bone, and not have blenched.

– Joseph Moncure March

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Kelly

Hi! Welcome to The World Eclectic. I'm Kelly -- a twenty-something Canadian with a serious case of Wanderlust. Besides travel, I'm obsessed with murder mysteries, etc. etc.

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