Reluctance Out through the fields and the woods And over the walls I have wended; I have climbed the hills of view And looked at the world, and descended; I have come by the highway home, And lo, it is ended. The leaves are all dead on the ground, Save those that the oak… Continue reading Robert Frost
Stars and blossoming fruit trees: Utter permanence and extreme fragility give an equal sense of eternity. — Simone Weil, Gravity and Grace. (Routledge; 1 edition, November 14, 2002) Originally published 1947.
I’m writing this to you now because no one has made me feel so alone since. — Stephen Dunn, from “The Capitalist’s Love Letter,” A Circus of Needs: Poems (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1987)