20/05/2012

GOPLACIA is now my name.

NOPLACIA was once my name,
That is, a place where no one goes.
Plato's Republic now I claim
To match, or beat at its own game;
For that was a myth in prose,
But what he wrote of, I became,
Of men, wealth, laws a solid frame,
A place where every wise man goes:
GOPLACIA is now my name.

Lines on the Island of Utopia by the Poet Laureate, Mr Windbag's Nonsenso's Sister's Son
[Thomas More, Utopia, Penguin Books, London, 2009]



  
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