Contemporary · Homage · Literature · Poetry

Rober Hass

In all the mountains,
Stillness;
In the treetops
Not a breath of wind.
The birds are silent in the woods.
Just wait: soon enough
You will be quiet too.

—  Rober Hass, “After Goethe,” Time and Materials: Poems 1997-2005. (Ecco; First Edition edition October 9, 2007)

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