Tuesday, July 2, 2013

o savage spirit


 "if there must be a god in the house, must be,
saying things in the rooms and on the stair,

let him move as the sunlight moves on the floor,
or moonlight, silently, as Plato's ghost

or Aristotle's skeleton."*

[*first two verses of "Less and Less Human, O Savage Spirit" by Wallace STEVENS from Transport to Summer, 1947]

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