Poor Little Soul

(after Hadrian)

Poor little soul all lost: you were my guest,

The fine friend of my flesh.

                                    Where since, so pale,

So stiff, so naked? No fun now in the dark.

—Kevin Hart

Published in the 2011-11-04 issue: 
Tags

Kevin Hart is the Edwin B. Kyle Professor of Christian Studies in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. He is the author of many books, including Barefoot, a new collection of poems published by University of Notre Dame Press.

Also by this author
Poem | The Problem of Evil

Please email comments to letters@commonwealmagazine.org and join the conversation on our Facebook page.

Must Reads

Religion
Religion
Culture
Culture
Books
Collections
Collections