Freedom at last!

by Edward Carpenter


Original Language English

Freedom at last!
Long sought, long prayed for - ages and ages long:

The burden to which I continually return, seated here thick-booted and obvious yet dead and buried and passed into heaven, unsearchable;

(How know you indeed but what I have passed into you?)

And Joy, beginning but without ending-the journey of journeys - Thought laid quietly aside:

These things I, writing, translate for you - I wipe a mirror and place it in your hands.

-- from Towards Democracy, by Edward Carpenter

| More Poems by Edward Carpenter | Next Poem >>


View All Poems by Edward Carpenter



Recommended Books: Edward Carpenter

Towards Democracy The Intermediate Sex Pagan & Christian Creeds: Their Origin and Meaning The Art of Creation: Essays on the Self and Its Powers Edward Carpenter: A Life of Liberty and Love
More Books >>





Freedom at last!