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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Hell no, I don't like no parfait

The Layers:

I have walked through many lives, 
some of them my own,
and I am not who I was,
though some principle of being
abides, from which I struggle
not to stray.
When I look behind,
as I am compelled to look
before I can gather strength
to proceed on my journey,
I see the milestones dwindling
toward the horizon
and the slow fires trailing
from the abandoned camp-sites,
over which scavenger angels
wheel on heavy wings.

Stanley Kunitz.

ntodd

May 14, 2019 | Permalink

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