Clive Staples Lewis

(29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963 / Belfast)

Here the Whole World


Here the whole world (stars, water, air,
And field, and forest, as they were
Reflected in a single mind)
Like cast off clothes was left behind
In ashes, yet with hopes that she,
Re-born from holy poverty,
In lenten lands, hereafter may
Resume them on her Easter Day.

Submitted: Wednesday, March 21, 2012

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