Love's last urgency is earth
and grief is all gravity [. . . .]
~ Christian Wiman_________________________________
Quoted from Christian Wiman's poem "Love's Last" from Once in the West
Christian Wiman, Poet and Writer, Essayist, Translator, Editor; Senior Lecturer in Religion and Literature, Yale Institute of Sacred Music
Wiman's most recent collection of poetry is Once in the West (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, September 2014).