Vox Clamantis

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Vox Clamantis …And Nicodemus said to Him, ‘How can these things be?’ —John 3   We sparkle, we chaff And in tones nonchalant but grim Confess the therapy of rosaries Adultery and gin. But, Oh, love, do not look me in the eye! Morning’s torso always turns, always redresses in disgrace. Lift the fig leaf to the face (we can’t go back the Eastern way): Conquest, rapture, ...