overture to alabaster skin
"I believe Icarus was not failing as he fell,
but just coming to the end of his triumph."
- Failing and Flying, by Jack Gilbert
posted 1 year ago (© poets.org)
#he was definitely one of my formative poets   #don't know what else to say except you should all read him at some point   #jack gilbert   #poetry   #icarus   #greek mythology  

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