Words make better windows than walls.

Sinew and pith of impassioned lines
  Are penned for permanence on boxed-away
  As batten on brickstone would build a wall
To ward ‘gainst the blot of unborn

Meanings brushed up from ancients now,
  Dim-but-undeterred on umbered scrolls
  Are all hammers upon that same wall flung
From the perdurable palm of another’s

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  1. I learnt a new word – ‘perdurable’. Thanks 🙂

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