„I lie
in the lean hours awake listening
to the swell born somewhere in
the Atlantic
rising and falling, rising and
falling
wave on wave on the long shore
by the village that is without
light
and companionless. And the
thought comes
of that other being who is
awake, too,
letting our prayers break on him,
not like this for a few hours,
but for days, years, for eternity.“

"The Other" in The Echoes Return Slow (1988)

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Ronald Stuart Thomas
poeta e scrittore gallese 1913 - 2000

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