The First Thing – Philip Larkin

This is the first thing

I have understood:

Time is the echo of an axe

Within a wood

31st Jan2013 alex17

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2 Responses to The First Thing – Philip Larkin

  1. “The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way.” William Blake 1757-1827

  2. absolutely beautıful words. I guess the value of poetry aswell as trees is lost to the type of people we are dealing with here. I recommend checking out a great comment by someone called Sebastian Melmouth on the MEN article published 1st February. Kind of sums up what this battle is really all about as far as I am concerned….

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