Flying Sources

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    Flying Sources

    Fireflies generate unpredictable light at will

    Filling their corners of night

    With heaven’s golden bright surprises

     

    He that made these carriers of wisdom

    Hath blessed them with pure blindness

    For they know not where the dark leadeth

     

    Only know they

    The every-so-often duty

    Of lighting up the hearts and heads

    Of those who can appreciate

    The simply unexpected glow

    Of enlightenment

     

     

    John Christopher

    1990

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    A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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