BE. Witter Bynner

2. Through a Gateway in Japan. Nation (New York) 109 (July 1919): 43.

  Reprinted in A Canticle of Pan and The Selected Witter Bynner.  

The speaker passes through a torii (the word used in the poem) and finds ‘No temple-steps, no lanterns and no shrine, / Only divinity— / The solitary presence of a pine / Facing the sea’. Reprinted in 3, 17, and 21.









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