Archive for Verse

Happy solstice!

The winter solstice arrived here in the northern hemisphere about 45 minutes ago. (And the summer solstice in the southern hemisphere, of course.) Here’s my usual reposting of two winter-solstice verses. First, from T. S. Eliot‘s “Burnt Norton” (1935): At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh nor fleshless; Neither from nor towards; […]

Solstice

The winter solstice arrived in the northern hemisphere about six hours ago. (And the summer solstice in the southern hemisphere, of course.) Here’s my usual reposting of some winter-solstice verses. First, an excerpt from T. S. Eliot‘s “Burnt Norton” (1935): At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh nor fleshless; Neither from nor […]