Saturday, March 24, 2007

POETRY | Only The Past Is Immortal

... Only the past is immortal.
Decide to take a trip, read books of travel
Go quickly! Even Socrates is mortal
Mention the name of happiness: it is
Atlantis, Ultima Thule, or the limelight,
Cathay or Heaven. But go quickly

~ "Personae," Delmore Schwartz

2 comments:

jenclair said...

Wonderful! And when are you leaving on the gread adventure?

Dark Orpheus said...

we fly to istanbul, great city of Constantinople and Byzantium on the 26th. Isn't it exciting?