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Theme: Life

O Glorious Life

O glorious life! - I read as repetition
reduced to stereotype in urgency
of words inadequate exigency;
falls to silence's power when competition
arises: cease to talk on this occasion;
words, syntax, fail in your dependency
on mind, crushed in the path, the tendency
that makes all things new; that such revelation
defines the ecstasy! But not so to
the wordy, searching for that to contain it,
making a fixture with which to retain it;
who muddy the pool whatever they do.
And literature is but a lifeless river
on shelves; and one who reads, an undertaker.

It was Jackie Onassis (Kennedy) who said somewhere that a ride on a horse
on a bright summer's day surpassed all literature on the subject.


More By  :  R. D. Ashby

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