Tuesday, May 31, 2011

'Tis an honor we share with Homer

They lecture about our literature, those learned men.
Oral they call our literature
As if it were something hastily done.
But if it is orature
( A contemptuous little word they coined it for our abuse)
'Tis an honor we share with Homer..
Whey, God himself spoke orally to man
And did not disdain the spoken word.
In the beginning was (the spoken) word. 

GH Wiilwaal
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