Clipped From The Charleston Daily Mail
or and since Europe, the congress erect are they that will continue. enough more days to accomplish. purposes in the swamp proper. TRANSPORT Still, we shall toil for long and toil vain, I think to perfect any flying thing So resolute, so sturdy under strain As this great ship of earth, thnt has gone, Bearing its fragile cargo blindly on, Through gulfs of silence, interstellar cold, In darkness, cold and meteoric rain. Heavy and wingless, it would never servo To poise and hover with, or dip swerve. Its type would fail in an aerial But it provides the very shape that's needed For slipping smooth and swift and unimpeded Through the impalpable clement of space. And who shall say against what it saifc-- Against what force, magnetic or malign, Too furtive for our instruments to divine It heaves its ponderous tonnage and prevails? --Maurice Lesemann in Poetry.