“In Villages God Does Not Live in Corners”: for the Spring Equinox, a Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996) poem : “In Villages God Does Not Live in Corners”

In villages God does not live in corners as skeptics think. He’s everywhere. He blesses the roof, he blesses the dishes, he holds his half of the double doors. He’s plentiful. In the iron pot there. Cooking the lentils on Saturday. He sleepily jigs and bops in the fire, he winks at me, his witness. […]

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