July 25, 2011

Happened across...

The following from another blogorhythm:
Interesting artwork from the Oblate of St Francis de Sales, Brother Michael O'Neill McGrath.  It depicts, I believe, Eugene O'Neill reciting Francis Thompson's poem "The Hound of Heaven" to Dorothy Day.  This recitation took place in a Greenwich Village bar, but Dorothy Day remembered it as being an incident that foreshadowed her conversion:

You can see the opening lines of the poem in the smoke coming from O'Neill's cigarette!

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