The Blessed

Dublin Core

Title

The Blessed

Description

A poem by Robert West

Creator

West, Robert

Date Available

2021

Subject

Months--Poetry
Poetry

Language

en-US

Type

text

Format

JPG 31.2 KB
PDF 124 KB

Is Part Of

Bully's Bards: Celebrating the Poets of Mississippi State University, Mississippi State University Libraries.

Source

West, Robert

Rights

Copyright protected by Robert West. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries

Scripto

Transcription

Note on transcription: This transcription may not reflect the poetic form established by the poet. Please refer to the PDF file of this poem available in the Files section for proper formatting.

The Blessed

Our madly rich, the ones who think themselves above the law,
imagine we regard their lives of privilege with awe,

and, truth be told, we do watch all their antics with a sigh,
but one that translates, “There but for the grace of God go I.”

Files

Collection

Citation

West, Robert, “The Blessed,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed February 27, 2021, http://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/1246.