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Hestesko

MAN IS SO INFINITELY SMALL
In all these stars, determinate.
Maker and moulder of them all,
MAN IS SO INFINITELY GREAT!

Hope

There is yet hope for usThe sun has not setOn the age of man. The sun has not setOn the age of man. We may yet find what…

The Return of the Light

Hawk-eyed, impatient, I perch before a First-floor window and await your imminent Arrival in the way that a stranded crab might Yearn for the welcoming arms of an…

The mirrored Pond

The waters bring my soil rich, my ground so blessed so black, Tis you who plough the moral furrow, to till with aching back; So forget the sorrows…

And not to yield

It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho’…

October eves

Listen! the wind is rising and the air is wild with leaves We have had our summer evenings now for October eves! Humbert Wolfe (1885 – 1940)  …

Be still…

“Be silent in that solitude, Which is not loneliness—for then The spirits of the dead, who stood In life before thee, are again In death around thee, and…

Meeting at Night

Meeting at Night By Robert Browning (1812 – 1889) I. The grey sea and the long black land; And the yellow half-moon large and low; And the startled…

And damn me if I fail you in the fight!

  God alone knows if battle or surrender Be the true courage; either has its splendour. But since we chose the first, God aid the right, God join…

The inscription set upon the great gate of Theleme

Here enter not vile bigots, hypocrites, Externally devoted apes, base snites, Puffed-up, wry-necked beasts, worse than the Huns, Or Ostrogoths, forerunners of baboons: Cursed snakes, dissembled varlets, seeming…

The Beauty of fragile things

There are a hundred things she has tried to chase away the things she won’t remember and that she can’t even let herself think about because that’s when…

Abiit Ad Maiores

Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there; I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints…