These fragments I have shored against my ruins. -T.S. Eliot

These fragments I have shored against my ruins.  -T.S. Eliot
Showing posts with label the self. Show all posts
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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Much Unseen is Also Here






















I circle around God, around the primordial tower.
I’ve been circling for thousands of years
and I still don’t know: am I a falcon,
a storm, or a great song.

-Rainer Maria Rilke, The Book of Hours I, 2



Image: Amy Judd
Title: Walt Whitman

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Naked and dressed in stars























     I was a great many far cries from myself. 
     -Gary Lutz
     Image: Lisette Model, First Reflection, New York
     Title:  Edmond Jabès, The Book of Questions: Volume I, trans. by Rosmarie Waldrop 

Monday, March 4, 2013

The most mysterious of domains


























   We are homesick most for the places we have never known.
   -Carson McCullers
     Image: Georg Bartisch, Ophthalmodouleia (1583)
               Title: Paul Eluard