The Price

The coin fell on my hollow hand.
I could not bear it, although it was light,
and I let it fall. It was all in vain.
The other said: “There are still twenty-nine.”

~ Jorge Borges, “Matthew XXVII:9”

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About middlingpoet

From the Gawain poet to Rainer Maria Rilke: I love traditional poetry.
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3 Responses to The Price

  1. May I share this? This is a striking picture.

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