I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow. I feel my fate in what I cannot fear. I learn by going where I have to go.
Theodore Roethke Quotes
All finite things reveal infinitude: The mountain with its singular bright shade Like the blue shine on freshly frozen snow, The after-light upon ice-burdened pines; Odor of basswood upon a mountain slope, A scene beloved of bees; Silence of water above a sunken tree: The pure serene of memory of one man, – A ripple […]
What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible.
In a dark time, the eye begins to see.
So much of adolescence is an ill-defined dying, An intolerable waiting, A longing for another place and time, Another condition.