Thursday, April 25, 2013

day's done . . .

i look; morning to night i am never done with looking.

looking i mean not just standing around, but standing around
as though with your arms open.

and thinking: maybe something will come, some
shining coil of wind,
or a few leaves from any old tree –
they are all in this too.

and now i will tell you the truth.
everything in the world

at least, closer.

mary oliver

excerpted from "where does the temple begin, where does it end?"

1 comment:

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