The Mortgaged Heart by Carson McCullers (A Poem for Thursday)

The dead demand a double vision. A furthered zone, Ghostly decision of apportionment. For the dead can claim The lover's senses, the mortgaged heart. Watch twice the orchard blossoms in grey rain And to the cold rose skies bring twin surprise. Endure each summons once, and once again; Experience multiplied by two - the duty… Continue reading The Mortgaged Heart by Carson McCullers (A Poem for Thursday)