Sure by R.S. Thomas

Where the lamb died

a bird sings.

Where a soul perishes

what music? The cross

 

is an old-fashioned

weapon, but its bow

is drawn unerringly

against the heart.

 

 

by R.S. Thomas

from Mass for Hard Times (1992)

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mrhearne

Poetry, theatre, literature, films, reviews and various other matters. Primarily Russian and Welsh subjects.

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