ditto ditto Sent from my iPad > On 2015/02/27, at 0:47, Adriano Palma <Palma@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > ditto > > From: lit-ideas-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:lit-ideas-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] > On Behalf Of Robert Paul > Sent: 26 February 2015 02:53 > To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [lit-ideas] Prince Otsu before his execution > > The whole poem is excellent, Lawrence, but this last stanza is superb > > ―Robert. > > Prince Otsu experienced fleeting > Glimpses of what he would miss. > Alas, it wouldn’t have been as he > Imagined even if his executioners > Never Arrived and even if he lived to eighty. > He would merely sit by a fire and fail to recall > Much of whatever it turned out to have been. > > ――――――――――――――――――――――― > > '...saw fleeting glimpses...,' maybe, but who's counting?