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by James Lewisohn 05-01-1986

For my teacher and friend Burton Throckmorton Jr.

Poem From Prison

by James Lewisohn 12-01-1982

Written for my wife, Jeanne

Of the Book of Revelations

by James Lewisohn 03-01-1981

This is the bed of pain
the hour of consternation.
From the beginning
the fastidious mind of man
is cruel and unforgiving
and the dark side of nature

From Last Songs

by James Lewisohn 06-01-1980

The situation of all of us is comparable to that of
Socrates when he was awaiting death in his
prison and began to learn to play the lyre.