"Falling and Flying" Jack Gilbert. Everyone forgets that Icarus also flew. Everyone forgets that Icarus also flew. It's the same when love comes to an end, or the marriage fails and people say they knew it was a mistake, that everybody said it would never work. That she was old enough to know better. But anything worth doing is worth doing badly.
Utterly masterful at making you want to read out loud and in an imposing voice! The Bells, is probably his most inspiring for the desire to stand up and recite, but this one--The Raven--is not far behind, and I love the sorrow of it.
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