Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Great Regulars: [F.T.] Prince's own Catholicism is also

evident in this brave goodbye which, while it takes a full look at the worst--"plague and sores", "my scabby rind", "I peel from head to feet"--follows the conventions of the genre by expressing gratitude to all who have provided him with the intellectual, moral and spiritual resources to face what he must.

from The Times Literary Supplement: Poem of the Week: "Les Congés du Lépreux"


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