Looking For A Poem
(9/5/2012 1:05:00 PM)
The earliest I can find this is in a story collected by the Brothers Grimm, " The Shepherd Boy." James Joyce uses the illustration in the sermon passage in his Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. I first read the example about the mountain and the bird in Hendrik Willem van Loon's The Story of Mankind.
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Like a soldier's hard-earned stripes, his cuts
run across his arms, their raised shine standing out.
I am mesmerized by ...