Sunday, September 24, 2017

Lament of the Images

The makers of images
Dwell with us still
We must listen
To their speech
Re-learn their
Songs
Recharge the psychic
Interspaces
Of our dying
Age
Or live dumb
And blind
Devoid of old
Song
Divorced from
The great dreams
Of the magical and fearful
Universe.

--Lament of the Images
  An African Elegy
  Ben Okri

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