Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Henry Moore's "Reclining Figure" by Poet Donald Hall

Poet Donald Hall
Sculptor Henry Moore, 1898-1986 
Donald Hall, born in 1928, is an American poet, writer, editor, and literary critic. A graduate of Phillips Exeter, Harvard, and Oxford, he has written over 50 books across many genres.

Henry Moore, Reclining Figure, 1951
Reclining Figure

Then the knee of the wave
turned to stone.

By the cliff of her flank
I anchored,

in the darkness of harbors

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