Saturday, March 12, 2011
In the marketplace a wise man said,
“Would that to children we did entrust our coins;
Then shall we know the value of the things we buy.”
And, upon hearing him, the people turned away;
Such was the tumult in their minds,
That their script writhed like vipers in their hands.
Library Notes: Eight Lines and Under (Cole); Armazindy (Riley); Complete Poems (Lowell).
“Commerce” added to Poems, Slightly Used.