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Friday, 17 August 2012

44/100 Frailty of splintering wood



There, under the lamentation of the great sea harp
Frailty of splintering wood, scattered cries,
The Atlantic, full-flooded, plucking
and pealing on the vibrant crag.
[from ‘The wreck of the Archangel’, George Mackay Brown, The wreck of the Archangel]

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