August 6th, 2005

ima ichiko shikigami

Just to say

Let who will lay upon the stone
        of the run-over child a wreath
inscribed: Dei voluntas. I will not, for there is a mystery here
        not given to any, yet, to understand
The printed shadows of Hiroshima, do they
        point their evaporated hands at us
or you? How could it have been you?
        This is a thing so evil that
it could have come from nowhere save a mind
        capable of inventing the idea of evil.
        --George Barker, Anno Domini
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