Poetry Palace
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Poetry Palace

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Photo by Levi Clancy on Unsplash

Imagine: the metaphors drawn from the sky and sea and land,
rich funereal language, baptism, burial and birth,
blossom and harvest, wise ones, all-God’s-children.
From the lips of children we must learn that to cling
to life is not enough.

Smoke over Mosul’s churches where once
the Jacobite heart of Christian belief was celebrated,
among the…

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