To the Russian poets and all poets;the shimmering, undefeated "cloud of witnesses" who conveyed at great cost in their own way: the connecting idea between Heaven and earth. And most of all, to the poet from the former Soviet Union who, dying, in prison, wrote his final poem in his own blood on the wall: the single word, "Hope". Whole-hearted To the Triune God in memory of Mary Adalyn Douglas.
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Tuesday, February 03, 2015
The Music Of Swans
[to Anna Akhmatova, Boris Pasternak, Osip Mandelstam...] (and for my Grandmother, Lucy White Young) once we knew the music of swans,