John Frederick Nims

(20 November 1913 - 13 January 1999 / Muskegon, Michigan)

Quotations

Blind Joy

Crude seeing’s all our joy: could we discern
The cold dark infinite vast where atoms burn
—Lone suns—in flesh, our treasure and our play,
Who’d dare to breathe this fern-thick bird-rich day?

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