04 July 2013

To My Parish, From Prison

Stone walls do not a prison make,  
  Nor iron bars a cage; 
Minds innocent and quiet take 
  That for an hermitage; 
If I have freedom in my love 
  And in my soul am free,  
Angels alone, that soar above, 
  Enjoy such liberty.
Richard Lovelace

1 comment:

Susan Simmons said...

It looks very peaceful. I hope you're enjoying your time there.