Monday, December 14, 2009

Philip Larkin - What Will Survive of Us

Time has transfigured them into
Untruth. The stone fidelity
They hardly meant has come to be
Their final blazon, and to prove
Our almost-instinct almost true:
What will survive of us is love.

-Philip Larkin: An Arundel Tomb

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.