Zoom wrote:Hope is for a death man to read
Fear is for a hearing man not to listen
Lady V wrote:http://www.des.emory.edu/mfp/calvino/callast.html
(from Invisible Cities, Italo Calvino)
Through me you pass into the city of woe:
Through me you pass into eternal pain:
Through me among the people lost for aye.
Justice the founder of my fabric mov'd:
To rear me was the task of power divine,
Supremest wisdom, and primeval love.
Before me things create were none, save things
Eternal, and eternal I endure.
All hope abandon ye who enter here.
Such characters in colour dim I mark'd
Over a portal's lofty arch inscrib'd:
Whereat I thus: Master, these words import
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