Glosa: Apart and Not Yet a Part.

Author:Espaillat, Rhina P.
Position:Poem
 
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Glosa: Apart and Not Yet a Part Apart and not yet a part, I live lightless and unseeing to be consumed out of being. My soul hungers for release from all earthly things created, and above itself elated would live in delightful peace, all but God repudiated. Let them say it, as they may--most joyful news to my heart--that my soul has turned away, apart and not yet a part, Although mist obscures my sight, mortality seems nocturnal darkness, but not infernal, since, although I lack for light, I've been given life eternal: the love of a life so prized--blind love, toward its object...

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