'Listening': A Poem Inspired by Middlemarch

Title

'Listening': A Poem Inspired by Middlemarch

Description

Listening to silence
on its other side
hearing the grass grow
the beat of a bird's heart
the fall of a star
Shall 1 die of the roar
waiting for silence
to break - like glass?

Creator

M.A. Valk

Source

George Eliot Fellowship Review
1988: 19, 51

Publisher

GEFR and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1988
Digitized 2017

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Citation

M.A. Valk, “'Listening': A Poem Inspired by Middlemarch,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed March 4, 2021, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/265.