The NS Poem: Hineni.

Here in this hospital bed, I forage for firewood,

stooped, like one of the elders, among the boulders,

dusty big toes calloused where my sandals work loose.

I am here to sacrifice a childhood. It is the price,

the pyre that death commands. So with these tremulous hands, ...
source: New Statesman

2018-03-13 14:17
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