How Might One Be a Harbinger of Light

Music: Fugue in F Minor.
By Dimitri Shostakovich. Sequenced by J. Marques.

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Nicholas Gordon

How might one be a harbinger of light,
A messenger of miracles to come?
Now we are inhabitants of night,
Unaware that once there was a sun.
Knowledge is the flower of belief,
Kept by green-thumbed gardeners of mind,
As beauty finds its apogee in grief,
Hard by the stones the world has left behind.

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