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Pentecost

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Better a jungle in the head
than rootless concrete.
Better to stand bewildered
by the fireflies' crooked street;

winter lamps do not show
where the sidewalk is lost,
nor can these tongues of snow
speak for the Holy Ghost;
the self-increasing silence
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Dr Antony Theodore 23 June 2020
Better a jungle in the head than rootless concrete. Better to stand bewildered by the fireflies' crooked street; the very first verses attracted my attention. thank you. t ony
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Michael Walker 25 July 2019
I like Walcott's religious allusions in 'Pentecost'. They give the poem a whole new dimension.
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