David Mitchell

Rookie - 2 Points (20/12/1988 / Colchester)

After Aquinas - Poem by David Mitchell

Evil is an absence:
The absence of good.
One cannot say that good is the absence of evil,
Any more than that light is the absence of darkness.
For darkness is the absence of light
And is utterly subsumed by it
As evil is by good.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 19, 2011

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