David Camp's 2014 September Gallery 2

Canto 4. Pagan (Sept. 2014)
(third manifestation)

Dante was troubled by having to reserve a place in hell
for Souls who were damned simply because of when they were born.
Had he not been born under the Church's pervasive shadow,
he likely would not have condemned his own guide Virgil to hell.
I am using the original Commedia as a point of departure,
so I too reluctantly include pagans here on the fringes of hell.

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