Monday, December 5, 2011

Thomas Merton's poem prefigures OWS

Vaughn State Park, S. Berwick, ME: 12/7/10             J. Stimmell©2011
Where is the millionaire
Who squanderd the bright spring?
Whose lies played in the summer evening sky
Like cheap guitars?
Who spend the golden fortunes of the fall
And died as bare as a tree?

–From Thomas Merton's poem: Dirge for the Proud World–
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