Wednesday, September 15, 2010
It feels as if there is a new direction in the making but I don't know what it is so, in honor of this first anniversary, I'll just defer to a master.
Sometimes when a bird cries out,
or the wind sweeps through a tree,
or a dog howls in a far-off farm,
I hold still and listen a long time.
My world turns and goes back to the place
where, a thousand forgotten years ago,
the bird and the blowing wind
were like me, and were my brothers.
My soul turns into a tree,
and an animal, and a cloud bank.
Then changed and odd it came home
and asks me questions. What should I reply?
-- Herman Hesse, Swiss poet and novelist
Posted by Joyce Wycoff at 8:41 PM
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Congratulations on a year of great posts! I look forward to continuing the writing journey with you.ReplyDelete
So rare to find a Hesse quote, and I particularly like this one.
Congratulations Joyceann. I am so glad you entered this 'space'. So glad I've encountered you here and look forward to counters beyond the virtual kind!ReplyDelete
Your wisdom is a gift on my path.