Was it Rembrandtor was it Saint Paulwho raised his browsin doubtabout that timewhen ecstasyembraced himin a Third Heaven?Can anybody made of claypenetrate the barriersthat keep human eyesfrom seeing into habitationsfit only for wandererswho’ve been there before?Words like “epiphany”escape Rembrandt’s brush,he contemplates in oil,mixes paints in angst,Paul’s tears glaze his eyes,the weight of glorysagson the tilt of Paul’s shoulder.
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