25 Feb 2022 | Our Father | 0 comments

I am deaf or this is dumb,
This life and world apart from me
To whom betrothed at birth I came,
In whose silence most I see
A calling soul, calling my scrutiny.

You with religious faith, to whom
Life speaks in words you understand –
Believe, I also with my dumb
Stranger have made a marriage bond
As strong and deep and torturing and fond.

E.J. Scovell (1907-1999).

Notes from the Compiler


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