TREADING WATER

TREADING WATER
May 20, 2010 Clementina

Detail from vase ‘Underwater Journey

 

 

I live my life in growing orbits

which move out over the things of the world.
Perhaps I can never achieve the last,
but that will be my attempt.
I am circling around God, around the ancient tower,
and I have been circling for a thousand years.
And I still don’t know if I am a falcon,
Or a storm, or a great song.
Rainer Maria Rilke 1875 – 1926

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