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Max Jacob: Error of Mercy

joy post on July 5th, 2009
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Max Jacob:

Errors of Mercy

I'll go to prison with him rather than see him get away.
And it was done! We're in a massive tower. One night
in my sleep I reached out to restrain him and touched
nothing but a white foot on its way to the ceiling. Now
I'm alone here by a window in the tower. From the top
of their massive haywagons the peasants gaze at me
with merciful eyes.

Le cornet à dés