William Michaelian

Poems, Notes, and Drawings

Crow’s Nest

From a multiplicity of views,

comes a unified result —

we children broke

God’s window,

and let his demons out.


About four-thirty this morning, I finished a reading project of many months’ duration: the three-volume Library of America edition of the works of Henry Adams — a beautifully written, thought-provoking collection of history, fiction, and autobiography by a nineteenth century master with a twentieth century vision and beyond.

November 22, 2019

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