12:09am February 13, 2013

 All My Pretty Ones: "Ash Wednesday" by T.S. Eliot



Because I do not hope to turn again
Because I do not hope
Because I do not hope to turn
Desiring this man’s gift and that man’s scope
I no longer strive to strive towards such things
(Why should the aged eagle stretch its wings?)
Why should I mourn
The vanished power of the usual…

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