Fall 1952 • Vol. XIV No. 4 PoetryOctober 1, 1952 |

Invocation to Old Windylocks

That blue, that dark, dark, green-dark blue, That knolled dome and cone, magnetic sphere Whose rough-edged line's an adamant composed By this long falling of the world's line here Of continents, the clouds, now mapped and cloven, That sensual emblem, eloquent and clear Whose boughs are earth, whose earth is air, Air, light, that blue, that dark, dark green-dark blue And weight, whose dark sides trammel me; That blue, that dark, dark, green-dark blue By this mid-sunlight pierced whose shafts and rifts From delicate armories thinned do bend Across the dredged green crest: Wave steadfast, graven in the unstained clear Refractive of the earth's rapt atmosphere— Paladin rim-foiled, centurion Of the untrodden distance—suspiration of stars— Whose gaze now holds us, fixed and pierced, To this obstacle's strict post The energy of our unearthly hopes! That is dark-blue, that is dark-green blue, Flesh of timber wrung through As lilac enflasked in its smoky color Gi

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