Saint Judas When I went out to kill myself, I caught A pack of hoodlums beating up a man. Running to spare his suffering, I forgot My name, my number, how my day began, How soldiers milled around the garden stone And sang amusing songs; how all that day Their javelins measured crowds; howContinue reading “Saint Judas”
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Throned in splendor, immortal Aphrodite!
Hymn to Aphrodite Throned in splendor, immortal Aphrodite! Child of Zeus, Enchantress, I implore thee Slay me not in this distress and anguish, Lady of beauty. Hither come as once before thou camest, When from afar thou heard’st my voice lamenting, Heard’st and camest, leaving thy glorious father’s Palace golden, Yoking thy chariot. Fair theContinue reading “Throned in splendor, immortal Aphrodite!”