To write well of the angel embodied
would need another angel;
oh You in whom Francis seems revived,
return & in my self dwell.
Once again, please, beat your heart
once again strike your lyre
and light the angelic spark,
Assisian sun, that inspires your songs
and I’ll lift my winged love to fly.
fron Sant Francesch: Poema by Jacint Verdaguer