Sunday, August 23, 2009

What Keeps Mankind Alive

"I am left alone
With no echoes to the amen
I dreamed of. I am saved by music
From the emptiness of this place
Of despair. As the melody rises
From nothing, their mouths take up the tune,
And the roof listens. I call on God
In the after silence".
-R.S. Thomas, 'Service'


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