When the clocks strike thirteen

Photo by British Library on Unsplash

“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
― George Orwell

AS I approach death
I become more careless
Of myself. Instead of looking
Within I look out and see
The unalloyed beauty
Of all the natural world
& of the human world around me.
I admire the majesty of all the ex-cons
Beggars, thieves, all those who just
About get by and spit in the eye
Of the dark-hearted…



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John E Marks

John E Marks

I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can