12 September 2006

The Pope (A.E. Housman)

It is a fearful thing to be
The Pope.
That cross will not be laid on me
I hope.
A righteous God would not permit
The Pope himself must often say
After the labours of the day
'It is a fearful thing to be

1 comment:

Oly Bliss said...

Found your blog looking up the commonplace book. I love that you’ve been recording poems all this time!