Savitri Two Line Exercise

First read aloud yourself, then play the recording and read with it.

An unshaped consciousness desired light
And a blank prescience yearned towards distant change.
[Savitri B-01 C-01 S-01 F-11]


A hope stole in that hardly dared to be
Amid the Night's forlorn indifference.
[Savitri B-01 C-01 S-01 F-18]


One lucent corner windowing hidden things
Forced the world's blind immensity to sight.
[Savitri B-01 C-01 S-01 F-22]


The darkness failed and slipped like a falling cloak
From the reclining body of a god.
[Savitri B-01 C-01 S-01 F-23]


On life's thin border awhile the Vision stood
And bent over earth's pondering forehead curve.
[Savitri B-01 C-01 S-01 F-28]


Once she half looked behind for her veiled sun,
Then, thoughtful, went to her immortal work.
[Savitri B-01 C-01 S-01 F-33]

A fire has come and touched men's hearts and gone;
A few have caught flame and risen to greater life.
[Savitri B-01 C-01 S-02 F-14]


To live with grief, to confront death on her road,-
The mortal's lot became the Immortal's share.
[Savitri B-01 C-01 S-02 F-16]


The long-foreknown and fatal morn was here
Bringing a noon that seemed like every noon.
[Savitri B-01 C-01 S-02 F-20]

A solitary mind, a world-wide heart,
To the lone Immortal's unshared work she rose.
[Savitri B-01 C-01 S-02 F-26]

Amid the trivial sounds, the unchanging scene
Her soul arose confronting Time and Fate.
[Savitri B-01 C-01 S-02 F-40]

Savitri Two Line Exercise End