American Psyche

Photo: Wikipedia
Photo: Wikipedia

14 August 2016

O! Captain, my Captain,
arow across Walden Pond,
fishes for the Over Soul,
fishes for the White Whale;
rows Hester away from Dimsdale,
rows Hester away from Hetty Sorrel,
to living life as a single parent,
while from the pond’s depths harps
the Bard of Amherst her spirit songs.

Philip Kuepper
(6 August 2016)

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