Two old blind men seem Homer and Galileo—blindOld men that tap their way through worlds of dust To find Man’s path near the Sun. —Edith Sitwell, Poetry, November 1955Edith’s brother, Osbert Sitwell, was also featured in Poetry. Plus, More passports of literary figures, like poet (and girlfriend to Ezra Pound) Nancy Cunard, courtesy of the Book Beast and the University of Texas at Austin’s Harry Ransom Center.

Two old blind men seem Homer and Galileo—blind
Old men that tap their way through worlds of dust
To find Man’s path near the Sun.

—Edith Sitwell, Poetry, November 1955

Edith’s brother, Osbert Sitwell, was also featured in Poetry. Plus, More passports of literary figures, like poet (and girlfriend to Ezra Pound) Nancy Cunard, courtesy of the Book Beast and the University of Texas at Austin’s Harry Ransom Center.

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