04 March 2012

Contemplation Of The Sword (Robinson Jeffers)

Reason will not decide at last; the sword will decide.
The sword: an obsolete instrument of bronze or steel,
formerly used to kill men, but here
In the sense of a symbol.
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Robinson Jeffers, Contemplation Of The Sword (1938)

2 comments:

Stockton Andrews II said...

I like that very much. I'd not read Jeffers before. Fascinating man. I've just ordered a book of his "surrpressed works".

Richard said...

Good looking pipe!