The word that forks some lightning opens up a knifewedge of open space as saltwounds remember the homespun, as knuckles caress the loveskin that works the silent shift, the mutehorn shrieks vapor, shrieks blankstare out where the river bends, the sun gathers, and the grim worm kneads.
Though wise men at their end know dark is right,
Because their words had forked no lightning they
Do not go gentle into that good night. Dylan Thomas, from Do not go gentle into that good night